Occupational physicians on occasion will have to respond to inquiries from the print and broadcast media, particularly in situations involving the health or death of workers.
They must be prepared concerning the issue at hand, be factual, be cooperative, and be careful of questions that are'just off the record'As representatives of organizations at times of corporate stress, they must be truthful in the presentation of explanations concerning the causes of mishaps and the means of averting future repetitions of comparable hazardous episodes.
A set of principles is offered which will aid physicians in their discussion of serious health and safety issues at the worksite.
Mots-clés Pascal : Sinistre, Médecine travail, Médecin, Communication, Information public, Entretien, Homme, Mass media, Journal, Télévision, Industrie, Journaliste
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Disaster, Occupational medicine, Physician, Communication, Public information, Interview, Human, Mass media, Newspaper, Television, Industry
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0414423
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 10/04/1997.