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Fact sheet on working with animals produced by the Women’s Occupational Health Resource Center (WOHRC). The WOHRC (1979-1987) was a research and training program devoted to identifying and better understanding hazards faced by women workers. WOHRC was housed in Columbia’s School of Public Health and directed by Professor Jeanne Mager Stellman. WOHRC was a designated OSHA New Directions Training program, and also received support from other federal and private agencies. As a New Directions project, WOHRC trained thousands of workers and professionals in hazard recognition and accident and illness prevention for women workers. In order to carry out its public health programs, WOHRC developed and disseminated original educational materials. The materials were designed to be authoritative while at the same time accessible to non-professional users (e.g. the workers). WOHRC published a monthly newsletter that contained a “fact sheet” focusing on a particular job or a particular hazard. The fact sheets were also made available individually or collected into “fact packs” of related materials.


Mason N McLary

HABRI Central

Date 1984
Publication Title Women's Occupational Health Resource Center Fact Sheets
Pages 2
Publisher Women's Occupational Health Resource Center
Location of Publication New York City, New York
URL https://doi.org/10.7916/D8TM7BBZ
Language English
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  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal consciousness
  3. Animal health and hygiene
  4. Animal roles
  5. Animals in culture
  6. Animal welfare
  7. Communicable disease
  8. Diseases
  9. Hazards
  10. Health
  11. Human-animal relationships
  12. Hygiene
  13. Physical environment
  14. Public health
  15. Social Environments
  16. Working animals