Haz-Map: A Relational Database of Occupational Toxicology

8 Major Tables in Database

9 Categories of Occupational Diseases

 9 Categories of Occupational Diseases

Occupational Diseases Are Preventable

The Knowledge Coupling Problem

A Flat File Database Is Like an Electronic Filing Cabinet

An Intelligent  Relational Database Is Like a Map

Haz-Map Is a Map to Be Used:

The Broad Outline of Haz-Map Is Eight Related Tables

Haz-Map Uses Standard Coding Classification Systems

The Chemicals Level

Toxic Chemicals Can Damage One or More Organ Systems

The Agents Form:  Adverse Effects

The Agents Form: Agent Profile

The Agents Form: Exposure Assessment

The Diseases Level

Identification of Hazardous Job Tasks Is Crucial for Prevention

Examples of the 178 Hazardous Job Tasks

Examples of the 178 Hazardous Job Tasks

Finding Information at the Diseases Level: 3 Examples

Job Tasks in the Shipyards, SIC 3731

Lead Poisoning: Findings & Job Tasks

Results of Query-by-Example for Diseases Linked to “carpenters”

Why Occupational Diseases Are Difficult to Recognize

Chemicals Cause Disease If Three Conditions Are Met:

The Need for Toxicology Information in the Clinic

The Surveillance Cycle

The e-Surveillance Cycle

In Summary