Workers' Guide to Health and Safety

Workers' Guide to Health and Safety

Easy to use and full of illustrations, the Workers' Guide to Health and Safety demystifies occupational safety to make it accessible to everyone. It provides essential tools to support employees, health promoters and union organizers in their efforts to create safer and healthier workplaces. The strategies are applicable to any factory setting, especially electronics, shoe and garment industries.
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A Community Guide to Environmental Health

A Community Guide to Environmental Health

With hundreds of illustrations and clear instructions, A Community Guide to Environmental Health helps health promoters, development workers, environmental activists, and community leaders take charge of their environmental health in villages and cities alike. Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, and Russian.
$31.95
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Sanitation and Cleanliness for a Healthy Environment

Sanitation and Cleanliness for a Healthy Environment

This selected material from Hesperian's Community Guide to Environmental Health offers information on basic sanitation and hygiene, including instructions on building safe, affordable, environmentally-friendly sanitation systems, as well as learning activities to help communities understand and prevent sanitation-related health problems. Also available in Spanish and French.
$7.95
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Pesticides are Poison

Pesticides are Poison

This selected material from Hesperian's Community Guide to Environmental Health provides detailed information about pesticides and addresses how to treat people in pesticide emergencies and reduce harm caused by pesticides. It also offers alternate pest control methods that do not use harmful chemicals. Also available in Spanish.
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Water for Life

Water for Life

This selected material from Hesperian's Community Guide to Environmental Health explains how to improve drinking water sources, treat water as a right for all people, make it safe for drinking, and organize water projects to improve community health. Also available in Spanish and French.
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The Barefoot Architect: A Handbook for Green Building

The Barefoot Architect: A Handbook for Green Building

While working in Mexico in 1982, Johan van Lengen wrote and illustrated Manual Del Arquitecto Descalzo, a comprehensive guide to building simple homes highlighting modern and traditional techniques. The Mexican government was so impressed that it bought 40,000 copies and placed one in every library in the country. Now available in English for the first time, The Barefoot Architect describes in simple language the process of building housing and providing a healthful environment.
$17.95
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Changing Planet, Changing Health

Changing Planet, Changing Health

Brilliantly connecting personal stories with cutting-edge scientific and medical information, Changing Planet, Changing Health takes readers around the world—to Mozambique, Honduras, the United States and beyond—on an eye-opening investigation of how climate change is affecting malaria, Lyme disease, cholera, asthma, and other health threats.
$26.95
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The Story of Stuff

The Story of Stuff

The Story of Stuff began as an internet film in 2007, developed into a book, and has since become a community of over a million people worldwide, working to build a more healthy and just planet. It exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable, fair world. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever.
$15.95
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Factory and Environmental Health Set

Factory and Environmental Health Set

This essential two-volume set focuses on workplace and environmental health. Together these titles offer useful information on specific toxins and chemicals, strategies for community organizing, and tips for improving factory and environmental safety. The set includes Workers’ Guide to Health and Safety and A Community Guide to Environmental Health.
Regularly $66.90 if purchased separately, this set is only $53.95 – a savings of 20%.
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Health Organizing Set

Health Organizing Set

Three action-based resources that provide concrete strategies and activities for organizing for better health in your community. Topics include environmental health, women’s health and rights, and workers’ health and safety, through the three titles: A Community Guide to Environmental Health, Health Actions for Women and Workers’ Guide to Health and Safety.
Regularly $91.85 if purchased separately, this set is now $74.95 - a savings of 20%!
$74.95
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Environmental Health Set

Environmental Health Set

This collection of three booklets on environmental health includes information on clean water, pesticides, and sanitation. Taken from A Community Guide to Environmental Health, these stand-alone materials show how to build safe toilets, purify water and protect watersheds, and reduce harm from toxic chemicals. The set includes Sanitation and Cleanliness for a Healthy Environment, Pesticides are Poison and Water for Life.
Regularly $23.85 if purchased separately, this set is only $18.95 - a savings of 20%.
$18.95
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Guia comunitaria para la salud ambiental

Guia comunitaria para la salud ambiental

Spanish translation of A Community Guide to Environmental Health
Esta guía, llena de información, actividades, historias e instrucciones para hacer tecnologías sencillas, ayuda a las y los promotores de salud, activistas ambientales y dirigentes comunitarios a hacerse cargo de su salud ambiental. También disponible en inglés, chino, portugués, y ruso.
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