Gender issues in safety and health at work : a review
Contributor(s): European Agency for Safety and Health at Work.BBDD: Libros Publisher: Luxembourg Office for Official Publications of the European Communities 2003Description: 222 pp.ISBN: 9291910457.Clasificación(es): 1870 Roles sexuales y discriminación sexual | 2580 Condiciones de trabajo y seguridad del trabajoInteresa: Psicología del Trabajo y Recursos HumanosDescriptor(es): Mujeres | Diferencias entre los sexos | Condiciones de trabajo | Seguridad del trabajoTipo de documento: TécnicoOnline resources: Acceso electrónico
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1. INTRODUCTION . Why study health and safety at work from a gender perspective? . Key questions to be addressed . What to include — the conceptual model . The methodology . Concepts and terminology . A word on statistics . 2. GENDER DIFFERENCES IN WORKING LIFE IN EUROPE . Introduction . Women’s participation in the labour market . Working time . Employment status . Gender differences in unpaid household and caring tasks . The impact of changes in the world of work . Gender pay gap . Gender segregation in occupations . Conclusion . 3. GENDER DIFFERENCES IN OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES AND OUTCOMES . Introduction . Accidents . Musculoskeletal disorders . Work-related stress . Injuries and stress arising from work-related violence from members of the public . The effects of sexual harassment from colleagues . The effects of workplace bullying . Work and domestic violence . Infectious diseases . Asthma, other respiratory disorders, and sick-building syndrome. Skin diseases. Work-related cancer. Hearing disorders. Vibration-related diseases. Working temperatures. Reproductive health. The effects of working hours and inflexibility, and responsibility for household duties. Occupational voice loss — an emerging risk. Appearances. The health and safety of women in agriculture. Health and safety in the fisheries sector. The health and safety of domestic workers and homeworkers. Occupational safety and health of women working in ‘non-traditional’ areas. Working in SMEs . Occupational safety and health of commercial sex workers. The work-related health of older women. Migrant women workers . Occupational hazards and gender worldwide . Different jobs, different exposures — implications of gender segregation . 4. ABSENTEEISM, DISABILITY, COMPENSATION AND REHABILITATION . Sickness absence . Compensation for occupational injury and ill health. Rehabilitation into work. 5. GENDER ISSUES IN RESEARCH, LEGISLATION, RESOURCES, SERVICES AND PRACTICE . Introduction . Information gathering for research and statistical monitoring . Information and support for workplace activities . Access to and functioning of occupational health services. Consultation and participation of women in workplace occupational safety and health matters. 6. GENDER MAINSTREAMING. Occupational safety and health legislation. EU strategy on occupational safety and health and gender. Mainstreaming, gender and occupational safety and health. Mainstreaming occupational safety and health into equality initiatives. Gender equality in and outside the workplace. 7. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS . 8. RECOMMENDATIONS . 9. GLOSSARY . 10. REFERENCES. ANNEXES . Annex 1: Acknowledgements. Annex 2: Project organisation, participants and experts . Annex 3: Extracts relevant to gender from the Community strategy on health and safety at work 2002–06 . Annex 4: Extracts relevant to gender from the European Parliament resolution on the Community strategy on health and safety at work 2002–06 . Annex 5: Statistical data related to gender and employment in the EU . Annex 6: Data from the third European survey on working conditions . Annex 7: Data from Eurostat on the health and safety of men and women at work . Annex 8: Occupational hazards and gender worldwide . Annex 9: Summary of the relationship between gender, occupational status and working conditions: findings of a gender analysis of the third European survey on working conditions . Annex 10: Member State differences in social security sickness absence and disability regulations . Annex 11: Results from the TUTB survey on the gender dimension in health and safety, and examples of trade union initiatives . Annex 12: Gender equality legislation and policy in the EU . Annex 13: Criteria for assessing workplace equality . Annex 14: Quality of women’s work: strategies for change identified by the European Foundation .