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

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


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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