Category talk:Health and safety

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Below is some potentially useful background stuff that was used to create the Health and safety category as of the timestamp at the end of this note: --CurtB 19:57, 11 February 2007 (PST)

Questions[edit source]

Health and safety[edit source]

Health care by region
Health infrastructure

Clinics • Hospitals • Refrigeration

Health paradigms

Homeopathy • Aleopathy • Herbalism

Human dignity in public health

Hand washing • Laundry
Food refrigeration • Vaccine refrigeration

Maladies and treatments

CystsBacteriasOral rehydration therapyViruses

Pest control

Mosquito controlFly control

Public safety

Ambulance • Earthquake preparedness • Fire response • Tsunami alert

Waste management

Sanitation Composting toilets • Humanure • Pit latrinesSeptic tanks

Water quality

References[edit source]

Reorganization of Health and Safety Categories?[edit source]

I am interested in reorganizing the health and safety categories so that they better reflect existing technologies and use fewer general categories each with their own subcategories. This is what I have come up with so far. Steve.mccrosky 08:09, 8 July 2007 (PDT)

Diagnostics[edit source]

Lab Tests
Lab Equipment

Mobility and Rehabilitation[edit source]

Rehab Eqpment

Medical Care (formerly:Maladies and treatments)[edit source]

Herbal remedies
Women's Health

Health Education[edit source]

Public Health[edit source]


  • Constructed wetlands
  • Water purification
  • Desalination
  • Reverse osmosis
  • Solar distillation
  • Water recycling
  • Water quality


  • Septic tanks
  • Toilet designs
  • Composting toilets

Disaster management

  • Earthquake safety



Improved cook stoves

Pest control

  • Fly control
  • Mosquito control

Health Infrastructure[edit source]


  • Sun Frost

Health Facilities Construction

please put the Health and Safety page back[edit source]

this page seems to have disappeared and been replaced by a notice to change its name to healthcare. I prefer "health and safety". but would like to see the contents of this section - where are they? --Uriel 19:34, 7 December 2009 (UTC)

For now they are at Category: Healthcare, but I agree. Lack of consensus for change - I'll move it back with my bot. --Chriswaterguy 17:24, 11 December 2009 (UTC)
I've changed them back. I do agree there's plenty of recategorization to be done on the wiki though, so I hope that people continue to suggest and make changes. --Chriswaterguy 07:33, 13 December 2009 (UTC)