Occupational Medicine and Hygiene: Applied Research in Italy


stress and violence
biological risk
sleep hygiene


The goal of Occupational Medicine and Hygiene is that of ensuring safety, health and well-being at workplaces, mainly assessing and preventing existing occupational risk. Scientific research in this field can provide useful arguments and further evidence upon which effective, efficient and sustainable policies and prevention measures have to be chosen and applied by the occupational physician in work-life. This paper summarizes four original studies, conducted in different professional settings across Italy, focusing critical items, such as stress and violence, biological risk and sleep hygiene. The knowledge obtained can be useful to orientate proper prevention programs aimed at improving workplace health.



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