Chapter 3. Occupational Hazards

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. George R. Saade MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch3

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Saade, G. R. (2005) Occupational Hazards, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-1062, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • occupational safety and health act;
  • American academy of pediatrics (AAP);
  • American college of obstetricians and gynecologists (ACOG);
  • occupational exposure to radiation;
  • embryotoxicity;
  • occupational hazards

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ergonomic Stressors

  • Physical Agents

  • Chemical Exposures

  • Other Occupational Hazards

  • Suggested Reading