Professional exposure to carcinogenic substances: is occupational physicians' activity compatible with medical ethics and deontology?

CIin, Bénédicte; Letourneux, Marc; Launoy, Guy
September 2008
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Sep2008, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p577
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the occupational health practice that aim to protect and promote workers' health. They mention the principle of the International Code of Ethics for Occupational Health Professionals, which concentrates on the occupational physician as a protector of personnel. They reveal the effect of the publication of a decree relating to carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic risks (CMR decree) in France.


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