Promoting health for working women / Athena Linos, Wilhelm Kirch, editors ; foreword by Karen Messing.
Contributor(s): Linos, Athena | Kirch, Wilhelm | Messing, Karen | Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation.Material type: TextPublisher: New York, NY : Springer, c2008Description: xxiv, 338 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780387730370 (hbk.); 0387730370 (hbk.).Subject(s): Women employees -- Health and hygiene | Industrial safety -- Law and legislationDDC classification: 363.11082
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"Stavros Niarchos Foundation"--Cover.
"The HPROWOMEN project and current publications received funding from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and from the European Union/DG Health and Consumer Protection/Health Programme..."--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pt. 1. General principles and concepts. Introduction to health promotion for working women: a methodology / Pania Karnaki ... [et al.] -- The legal context for workplace safety and health promotion: thinking of women / Ioannis Polychronakis ... [et al.] -- Pt. 2. Specific health topics. Workplace health promotion interventions concerning women workers' occupational hazards / Ioannis Polychronakis ... [et al.] -- Mental health disorders and work-life balance / Natalie M. Schmitt, Andreas Fuchs and Wilhelm Kirch -- Musculoskeletal disorders / Verka Koytcheva ... [et al.] -- Work-related violence, bullying, and sexual harassment / Kaisa Kauppinen and Tarita Tuomola -- Promoting health for working women: communicable diseases / Sotirios Tsiodras -- Screening at the workplace and female employees / Elena Riza and Athena Linos -- Pt. 3. Women's reproductive health issues. Workplace health promotion aiming at safe working environments for pregnant women / Alex Burdorf and Goedele Geuskens -- Workplace health promotion aimed at increasing breastfeeding / Goedele Geuskens and Alex Burdorf -- Pt. 4. Lifestyle determinants. Promoting tobacco awareness and smoking cessation for working women / Sherry Merkur -- Women, health, and alcohol-related harm / Kaisa Kauppinen and Tarita Tuomola -- Promoting physical activity and a healthy diet among working women / Gemma Janer and Manolis Kogevinas.