Evaluating work load through criteria of hard work and stress during the work of seafood processing workers in Middle area of Vietnam

The characteristics of work in seafood processing is manual and hard work; workers have to expose to many hazardous factors that may result in risks of accidents and diseases. According to data ...

Situation of workers’ diseases of some public services in Ho Chi Minh city in 2014

1. Introduction Street sweepers work in specific environment that is opening air, on the streets and in shifts. Street sweepers of public services often face with OSH hazards, traffic accidents; ...

Cancer in Firefighters May Be Work Related

In recent years, studies have shown that firefighters may exhibit a higher risk of contracting cancer, due to continual exposure to carcinogens in their workplace. Due to this fact, firefighters in ...

Learning about and understanding the reasons for health, safety and fire research - very important steps to achieving Healthy and Safe workplaces

Work-related injuries and illnesses are, regrettably, all too common. The ILO has estimated that, worldwide, more than 2.3 million people die from work-related accidents or diseases each year. ...

NIOSH Study of Firefighters Finds Increased Rates of Cancer

A combined population of 30,000 firefighters from three large cities had higher rates of several types of cancers, and of all cancers combined, than the U.S. population as a whole, researchers from ...

Occupational burnout predicts severe injuries

Occupational burnout increases the risk of injuries leading to death or hospitalization in all types of accidental injuries at work and in leisure time. An employee that experiences occupational ...

The need to consider and improve occupational health and safety for drivers

Driving is a job that requires a very high level of responsibility as it affects the life of the driver and the lives of so many other people (passengers and other road users). The rapid growth in ...

Applying heat stress evaluation by PSI index in the microclimate laboratory

Experimental study is conducted in 30 students (15 male and 15 female) in the microclimate laboratory. Changes in the rectal temperature, heartbeat and physiological strain index (PSI) are recorded ...

Results of research on rectal temperature changes in conditions of microclimate laboratory

Research on rectal temperature changes in 30 healthy male and female students, who were born and grown up in the northern provinces, is conducted in the microclimate laboratory.

Asbestos and Asbestos-related Diseases in Vietnam: In reference to the International Labor Organization/World Health Organization National Asbestos Profile

Van Hai Pham, Thi Ngoc Lan Tran, Giang Vinh Le, Mehrnoosh Movahed, et al. Abstract  This paper describes progress on formulating a national asbestos profile for the country of Vietnam. The ...