YouTube: training videos about 22 informal industries in India for Primary Health Care

Concise description:

The Indian Association of Occupational Health has posted 24 YouTube videos on Basic Occupational Health Services for Informal Industry via the Primary Care Ecosystem. These training videos are about 22 informal industries in India; the target group is primary health care. For example, videos pay attention to work history taking, working conditions, symptoms of health conditions, diagnosing, prevention and control of health hazards and occupational diseases. Many examples are given of health and working conditions, often supported with visual material.

The themes of the training videos are:
1  Basic Occupational Health Services (BOHS) for Informal Industry via Primary Care Ecosystem, 2 Agriculture, 3 Animal Husbandry, 4 Toddy Tapping, 5 Forestry Work, 6 Commercial Fishing, 7 Leather and Tanning Work, 8 Weaving Work, 9 Artisans, 10 Salt Pans, 11 Brick Kiln Work, 12 Work in Stone Quarries, 13 Work in Saw Mills, 14 Work in Oil Mills, 15 Building and Construction Work, 16 Scavenging, 17 Carrying Loads, 18 Driving Vehicles, 19 Midwifery and Village Health Work, 20 Domestic Servants, 21 Barbers and Beauticians’ work, 22 Vending on Pavements, 23 Beedi Making, 24 Principles of Prevention and Control.

The videos serve a broad audience and are suitable for students, workers, managers, primary health care professionals and occupational safety and health experts. A video lasts between 12 and 27 minutes. The language is English.

Original Authors:
Indian Association of Occupational Health
Original affiliation, ownership:
Indian Association of Occupational Health
Year of publication:
Charge for use or free:
Free of charge
All kinds of diseases All kinds of risks at work All kinds of sectors Diseases (ICD-10) Occupational (Safety and) Health Occupational and Work-Related Diseases Occupational Health Services (OHS) OSH Education and Training
Target group(s):
  • Workers or managers; or in vocational training
  • graduate students
  • non-OSH-expert professionals
  • OSH experts; or in training
Usefulness for non-OSH-expert professionals:
Fully useful for non-OSH-expert professionals in health care or other sectors; or in training
Time demand to complete the lesson or course:
A video lasts between 12 and 27 minutes
Intellectual property and copyright:

Before downloading, changing, disseminating and/or using the lessons and courses, please look carefully at the conditions given by the authors or owners of the materials related to copyright or creative common conditions or other conditions for the downloading, changing, further dissemination and kind of use of the materials (non-commercial vs. commercial).

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