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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2015, Volume : 8, Issue : 4
First page : ( 486) Last page : ( 489)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2015.00081.5

Occupational Health versus Occupational Hazards

Kohila K.R. Vasantha1, Kodi V. Tamizh2, Hemavathy V.3

1HOD, Community Health Nursing, Bharath University, Chennai

2Associate Prof., Community Health Nursing, Sree Balaji College of Nursing, Bharath University, Chennai

3Principal, Sree Balaji College of Nursing, Bharath University, Chennai

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Industries increase in number, the health problem also increase. The idea of caring for factory workers is not recent. It took quite some time for industrialist to generally appreciate the usefulness of nurses and doctors in factories. In general the nurses promote and restore the health of the workers at their places of work by applying the principles of nursing practice and community health methods. A nurse in the industry has to play different roles in nurse's day to day practice. The care she gives is at times preventive, sat time curative and at other times rehabilitative.



Occupational hazards, occupational environment, occupational health.


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