Pharmaceuticals manufacturing: what do we know about the occupational health and safety hazards for women working in the industry?

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Dorothy Wigmore
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
March 2009
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes how pharmaceuticals are developed and produced, and what is known about the associated hazards. Includes an overview of health and safety laws in Canada and elsewhere, as well as some examples of relevant best practices. Concludes with a series of recommendations. Abridged version of “Occupational health and safety hazards in pharmaceuticals manufacturing: Past, present and future knowledge, policies and possibilities, particularly for women,” written by Dorothy Wigmore for Women and Health Protection.

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Includes bibliographical references.