Occupational, environmental health
Occupational health or environmental health is an area dedicated and concerned
with protecting the safety and health of the people who are engaged in various
fields of employment. It is an interdisciplinary field that covers a wide range
of subjects from public health and hygiene to labor law.
The International Occupational Hygiene Association is in simple terms the ability
of recognizing, evaluating and anticipating various hazards that might occur
in the work environment. These are mainly done as a means of increasing safety
This website is dedicated to provide information about the different hazards
and their preventions regarding occupational or industrial health hygiene. The
website initiated by Long Island Occupational and Environmental Health Center
is dedicated to reduce the hazards in the different industries. Long Island
Occupational and Environmental Health Center (LIOEHC), is one of the NYS Department
of Health (DOH) Occupational Health Clinics (OHC). Stony Brook Medical and University
have been doing extensive research on the subject.
The several subcategories and pages under the website are dedicated mainly
to occupational and industrial health providing some important information,
laws and regulations regarding the matter. The International Labor Organization
(ILO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have several committees regarding
occupational safety and work safety.
It is a very important field of study gaining massive importance in the 20th
and 21st century, especially after questions regarding work safety in different
parts of the world and attention being drawn to people who work under dangerous
conditions, risking their lives.
The website is packed with information regarding occupational safety and laws
regarding occupational safety in order to help a layman. In the website information
regarding "Stony Brook Medical Center" is also available which is
doing extensive research in this field including mental hygiene.