11. The Public Health Perspective: Useful for Occupational Health Psychologists and Health and Safety Professionals?

  1. Jonathan Houdmont2,
  2. Stavroula Leka2 and
  3. Robert R. Sinclair3
  1. Birgit A. Greiner

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119942849.ch11

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2

How to Cite

Greiner, B. A. (2012) The Public Health Perspective: Useful for Occupational Health Psychologists and Health and Safety Professionals?, in Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2 (eds J. Houdmont, S. Leka and R. R. Sinclair), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119942849.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations (IWHO), University of Nottingham, UK

  2. 3

    Clemson University, USA

Author Information

  1. University College Cork, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119971047

Online ISBN: 9781119942849

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Keywords:

  • public health perspective, and OHPs;
  • psychosocial working conditions;
  • distinctive public health perspective;
  • public health, population health perspective;
  • wider determinants of health;
  • public health prevention;
  • work stress, four prevention levels;
  • working conditions and health inequities;
  • framework of employment conditions, health inequalities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Context

  • What is the Distinctive Public Health Perspective?

  • The Population Health Perspective of Public Health

  • The Public Health Prevention Perspective

  • Ethical Values in Public Health

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgement

  • References