The Changing Face of Occupational Medicine

Published By: Plos Medicine on eSS | Published Date: June, 03 , 2007

Work related accidents are a major cause of death and disability. Occupational health is not a minority interest but one that must involve all of society. One important industry where the consumers enjoy and the industry executives get the profits is the adult film industry. But the workers are vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. The time has come for adult film industry, a highly profi table industry to self-regulate, and specifi cally to address the issue of the health of its workers. The labor market is becoming more complex and, as highlighted by the adult fi lm industry, is throwing up new and unexpected challenges that health professionals and society at large need to be able to respond to [Plos Medicine Editorial].

Author(s): PLoS Medicine | Posted on: Jul 03, 2007 | Views(2867) | Download (226)

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