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The association between overall health, psychological distress, and occupational heat stress among a large national cohort of 40,913 Thai workers

Tawatsupa, Benjawan; Lim, Lynette L-Y.; Kjellstrom, Tord; Thai Cohort Study Team; Seubsman, Sam-ang; Sleigh, Adrian


BACKGROUND Occupational heat stress is a well-known problem, particularly in tropical countries, affecting workers, health and well-being. There are very few recent studies that have reported on the effect of heat stress on mental health, or overall health in workers, although socioeconomic development and rapid urbanization in tropical developing countries like Thailand create working conditions in which heat stress is likely. OBJECTIVE This study is aimed at identifying the relationship...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010-05-13
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Health Action
DOI: 10.3402/gha.v3i0.5034


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