Industrial Health
Online ISSN : 1880-8026
Print ISSN : 0019-8366
ISSN-L : 0019-8366
Occupational Health Research in Taiwan
Tung-Sheng SHIHHo-Yuan CHANGWen-Yu YEHTeh-Sheng SUYi-Shiao HUANGCheng-Ping CHANGJiune-Jye HOYueliang Leon GUO
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2004 Volume 42 Issue 2 Pages 124-134

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This article gave a brief introduction of population, labor force, general status of occupational safety and health in Taiwan. Statistics of occupational injuries and health disorders, laws and regulations relevant to occupational health were also covered. Research activities driven by universities, research institutes, society/association were provided. Two multi-lateral collaborative research examples were presented: an intoxication outbreak-initiated CS2 study and an informationdemand-motivated 2-methoxy-ethanol study. Industrial hygienists, engineers, epidemiologists, and occupational physicians from both universities and research institutes, governmental agencies, and from non-profit R&D organizations and academic associations were involved in these researches, presenting a promise that integrated collaboration of inter-disciplinary specialty cooperated with governmental participation could benefit not only academic achievement, governmental policymakeup, but also to the employees themselves.

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