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Title Approaches to attribution of detrimental health effects to occupational ionizing radiation exposure and their application in compensation programmes for cancer [electronic resource] : a practical guide / edited by Shengli Niu, Pascal Deboodt and Hajo Zeeb ; jointly prepared by the International Atomic Energy Agency, the International Labour Organization and the World Health Organization.

Imprint Vienna : International Atomic Energy Agency : Geneva : International Labour Office : World Health Organization, 2010.


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Description xvi, 99 p. : ill.
Series Occupational safety and health series ; no. 73
Occupational safety and health series ; 73.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Approaches to attributing health effects to occupational radiation exposure -- Approaches to assessment in risk attribution based compensation programmes -- Features of risk attribution based compensation programmes -- Conclusions and recommendations.
Summary Provides guidance on procedures and methodology to assess attributability of cancer to occupational exposure to ionizing radiation and to assist decision making regarding compensation of workers occupationally exposed to ionizing radiation below the relevant dose limits who developed cancer. It is intended in particular for the use of competent authorities, employers and workers, and persons in charge of compensation programmes for occupational diseases, in order to assist governments and the social partners to make strategic choices which effectively meld economic efficiency and social protection.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ionizing radiation -- Risk assessment.
Industrial toxicology -- Diagnosis.
Workers' compensation claims -- Evaluation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Niu, Shengli.
Deboodt, Pascal.
Zeeb, Hajo.
International Atomic Energy Agency.
International Labour Office.
World Health Organization.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9221224139
9789221224143 (e-book)

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