Occupational medicine in Europe: scope and competencies
AbstractThis document presents the current role of occupational physicians in Europe, modified as a result of new legislation and policies in public and occupational health in the European Union and other countries. The new model of occupational health practive integrates various occupational health professions, and possibly other pecialists involved in preventive activities, into multidisciplinary preventive services capable of detecting and controlling occupational, non-occupation and environmental health risks. This publication presents views on the scope of occupational medicine and its relation to allied professions and broader disciplines such as environmental and occupational health. The obligatory tasks (imposed by national regulations) and voluntary tasks (recommended by working communities or internatinal guidance documents) to be carried out by occupational physicians have been included
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe & WHO European Centre for Environment and Health. (2000). Occupational medicine in Europe: scope and competencies. Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/108295
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