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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 amongst workers.

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.