Safety

Safety

In our own words - workplace hazards and environmental health

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 14, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights the biggest health concern across North America: environmental hazards. Discusses workplace hazards in Nursing. 

One of a kind

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Montréal Assault Prevention Centre
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Vol 12, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre and describes the centre's prevention philosophy and the development of their program. Discuses violence against women and children and the use of empowerment as assault prevention. 

 


 


 


Beyond male bias in occupational health

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Debbie Field
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Vol 6, No.3
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In this article, Debbie Field speaks with Stan Gray of the Hamilton Workers’ Occupational Health and Safety Centre. Discusses how the centre responds to reproductive workplace hazards. 

Mercury poisoning: one woman’s story

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Lissa Donner
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Vol 4, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article consists of an interview with a dental assistant who learns too late about the occupational hazards of mercury. Her story describes a struggle with illness, with the dental and medical professions, with the compensation system, with family and friends and with herself. 


Radiation - answers to your questions

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Jennifer Penney
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vol 2, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article exposes the mystery of radiation in a question and answer format; attempts to lay out a basic understanding of how radiation works; discusses how radiation affects our bodies; how radiation can cure as well as cause cancer; birth defects and radiation; discusses concerns with X-rays; uranium, nuclear weapons; how to reduce exposure.

Troubles with tampons

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Joanne Fairhart Houlden
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vol 2, No. 1
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses dangers of tampon use; under researched and lack of information available from companies; chemicals, toxic shock syndrome; government inaction; alternatives to tampons.


 

 

Safety, security and the well-being of sex worker: a report submitted to the house of commons subcommittee on solicitation laws

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National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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J. Lewis
F. Shaver
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Sex Trade Advocacy and Research
Publication Date: 
June 2005
Publication Place: 
Windsor, ON

The purpose of this document is to identify some of the risks to safety and security encountered in various sectors of the sex industry, the factors contributing to these risks, and the legislation and policies that influence the work environment of women, men, and Transexual/Transgendered people in the industry.

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Skin Deep

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Environmental Working Group

Skin Deep is an online, brand-by-brand personal care product safety guide with in-depth information on 14,835 products. The site provides safety ratings and brand-by-brand comparisons that can help consumers choose safer products, and that can guide companies in plans for reformulating products.

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Online safety toolkit: staying safe and informed when going online

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BC Rural Women's Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vernon, BC

Provides information for Internet users to be and stay safe in the online community.

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Sex, work, rights: reforming Canadian criminal laws on prostitution

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English
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Author: 
Glenn Betteridge
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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Makes recommendations for change to the Criminal Code based on the available evidence and on the need to respect, protect and fulfil the health and human rights of sex workers.

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ISBN 1896735568
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