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Why does the site need
Some webmasters have constructed their websites with
'frames' in which
the resources of 'Health, Environment and Work' (HEW) are then invoked
through hypertextlinks. This may give the impression that HEW resources
belong to another website or are somehow in common with it. By using a
background image, the independent identity of 'Health,
and Work' can be highlighted.
However if this still bothers you, some browsers
you to customise
your preferences easily to get rid of or substitute your own
and colours. For example in Netscape you can do this by clicking on
> Preferences> Appearance> Colors.
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more information on ...?
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but the following suggestions may help you:
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are regularly reviewed and if certain terms or keywords recur then more
information on that topic may be published in due course if it is
to do so.
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site, you may try searching using other
What if I (or someone I
a personal problem regarding ill-health from a possible Occupational or
Environmental Cause ?
Unsolicited e-mail asking for medical
to be answered. You should seek clinical advice from your medical
may arise in providing email consultations or advice on personal
about health. The doctor will not know the patient's full details,
as regards the findings from a physical examination as well as other
of information. Moreover there would be no provision for monitoring or
follow up care. (Advice adapted from the General
The author invests his free time in
maintaining this site,
but regrets that he is usually too busy to respond to queries or to
Academics undertake research the results of which are
through 'peer' mechanisms and which take time to influence the health
well being of the public at large and the findings might not be
accessible to the public. Academics also teach the professional
of tomorrow and help them in their learning. The public benefits from
as well - but the benefits take time to percolate, and the 'knowledge'
may well be stored in expensive books, or password protected resources.
The World Wide Web presents a valuable opportunity to provide
with a free summary digest of some aspects of the 'knowledge'and the
in relation to Health, Environment and Work.
is the policy of this site in relation to confidentiality, privacy,
This website is intentionally kept simple, and does not place
any cookies on the computers of surfers, nor collect information from
The website does not contain a secure information eg passwords
/ identities etc and has no personal information in any database or
other form. Hence there is nothing worth hacking into.
Any email addresses provided in the feedback form are sent by
email to the site owner and not kept on the site, not 'sold' nor used
for any commercial purpose.
No personal. medical nor other similar informaion is sought by
nor stored on this site.
This site undertakes to honour or exceed the
legal, professional, and ethical requirements for medical / health
information privacy prevailing in Great Britain.
the policy of this site regarding advertising?
This site does not accept
advertising, and is not funded by advertising nor sponsorship.
Unsolicited invitations for
exchanging links are likely to be ignored. Links to other sites
are provided, based on the merits of those sites and their consistency
with the aims of this one, and not on an exchange basis.
Since the author is involved,
through work, with other internet based activities related to
occupational and environmental health, and this interest is declared,
there will often be cross-links between this website and the academic one at the University
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