Quality of working life in the mining industry—a physician's prescription

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 76, No. 850, 1983

IAN M.F.ARNOLD, Senior Medical Consultant, Medical Services Branch, Workers Health, Safety & Compensation, Government of Alberta

Occupational health programs and their role in improving the quality of working life in the mining industry are discussed. Attention is directed to some problems peculiar to the Canadian mining industry. Factors affecting program development are reviewed, as well as parameters affecting cost-benefit analyses.
Keywords: Health, Occupational health, Safety, Working life, Physicians, Medical services.