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...Occupational Therapy (OT) is a generalist field with a number of specialty areas. The core concepts of the profession bind OT practitioners together and provide a unique professional identity, regardless of practice setting. Nevertheless, within practice settings and specialty areas there are varying representations of occupational therapy practice and different aspects of the OT process may take priority Insights on Occupational Therapy Occupational therapy aims to improve a person’s productivity and usefulness in spite of any physical dysfunction of psychosocial disorder. On a personal note, occupational therapy is beneficial for people who underwent surgery, stroke or any other... Introduction...
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...Occupational Therapy CASE STUDY REPORT: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY Psychosocial Influences to Occupational Performance Major depressive disorder, MDD or clinical depression is a disorder of the mind whose manifestations includes an all round low mood, lack of interest in activities that one initially enjoyed, and low self-esteem (Beck, 2009). MDD is a condition that disables its victim’s health, eating and sleeping habits, school and work life, as well as family. Approximately 4% of victims end up committing suicide, while 65% of those committing suicide suffered from MDD or some other form of mood disorder (Beck, 2009). The patient’s experiences, reported by them, friends or relatives... ? Case Study Report:...
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Occupational Therapy
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...Occupational Therapists Occupational therapists are medical practitioners who assist patients in improving theircapability of performing tasks in living and working environment. They work with patients suffering from emotionally disabling condition, mental illness, physical and developmental issues. With the use of various forms of treatments, they help to develop, restore and maintain their patient’s daily living and work skills. Their main goal is to help clients have productive, independent and fulfilling lives. Some of the duties performed by occupational therapist include; help patients to undertake physical exercise, basic motor function, use adoptive equipment among other duties... College:...
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...Occupational Therapy interventions for strokepatients The essay is a report, which is presented in the School of Health and Social Sciences, Coventry University, towards the degree of Bachelor of Science With Honors in Occupational Therapy on the 15th Feb 2006. CONTENTS ABSTRACT CONTENTS LIST OF TABLES 4 INTRODUCTION 5 Background Relevance to Occupational Therapy Literature Review METHODOLOGY 10 What is a systematic review Literature search The systematic review process DISCUSSION &CONCLUSION REFERENCES Abstract The objective of the present systematic review... The present essay presents a systematic review, which throws light on the question How effective are...
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Occupational Psychology
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...Occupational Psychology Can Out Work a Solution To Workplace Bullying What Occupational Psychologists Do Occupational psychology is one specialized field of psychology that seeks to improve the performance of people at work and in training, as well as enhance their level of satisfaction with their jobs. For organizations, its chief concern is to increase their effectiveness by looking into how an organization works and affects the people in it (Wedderburn, 2004). To achieve these ends, the professional practice of occupational psychology embraces many areas of psychology, among them personnel management, time and stress...
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Occupational therapist
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...occupational therapy. No one in my family had even heard of an occupational therapist, because we lived in a poor rural area of Pakistan. In 2004, two years after my father’s accident, my family immigrated to the United States. I was overjoyed to move to America because it would allow me to pursue a career in occupational therapy. After seeing how much my care was able to help my father, I was excited to begin studying to be an occupational therapist. Currently, I am volunteering... ? Dear admission committee, Re: What Matters to Me and Why Values are some of the most important things in our lives. They drive so many of our decisions and even make choices for us that we aren't aware of. I have always...
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Occupational therapy
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...Occupational therapy, which is also known as OT, is a form of holistic health care job which aims at promoting health by enabling the individuals, particularly the sick patients, to perform meaningful as well as purposeful activities all throughout their lives. Stroke is a cerebravascular disorder that affects the central nervous system. The stroke victims need care not only in their physical activities but they are also bound in their psychological requirements. It is here that the occupational therapist can help the victim. Stroke Definition and Features Stroke is a disease which is preventable. Stroke is defined, as per the World Health Organization, to be a clinical syndrome... ? Written assignment...
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Occupational Performance
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...Occupational Performance It describes the Basic understanding of the nature and purpose of occupational performance according to Occupational Therapy practice framework (AOTA2002) and the International classification of functions; its relevance to the human health and function. With case study analysis of Manual Material Handling activity. The analysis is done on the performance skills, performance pattern, Required Body function and Body structure. It tries to identify one impairment of Body structure or function, which could create difficulties in carrying out the activities. It also tries to explain why the impairment could cause difficulties and the consequences for the individuals... of...
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...OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY Occupational Therapy [The [The of the Occupational Therapy Introduction Occupational therapy is the painting and disciplines of serving populace do the day-to-day behavior that are vital to them despite injury, disability, or handicap. The major objective of an work-related therapist is to make the most of the patient's self-governing performance. The areas of performance which may need development are strong-minded by the enduring and the psychoanalyst together. Occupational therapist use focused behavior as their action techniques and goals. Occupational therapy conducts are not incomplete to areas of labor or job preparation. One's occupation in existence... Running Head:...
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Occupational Safety
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...OCCUPATIONAL HEALTHHAZARDS A PLAN FOR PROMOTING THE HEALTH OF WORKERS IN ALUMINIUM FOUNDRIES AND WELDING UNITS Submitted by A PLAN FOR PROMOTING THE HEALTH OF WORKERS IN ALUMINIUM FOUNDRIES AND WELDING UNITS INTRODUCTION More than 65,000 chemicals are currently in use in U.K with which human beings come into constant contact. Many of these chemicals are harmful and pose a serious health hazard. Numerous chemicals have been designated as hazardous... A PLAN FOR PROMOTING THE HEALTH OF AN INDIVIDUAL OR SPECIFIC GROUP OF PEOPLE...
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Occupational Asthma
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...OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA Occupational Asthma s Occupational Asthma Introduction Occupational asthma (OA) is the most common occupational disease in industrialized countries and it is estimated that approximately 15% of all adult asthma is occupational in origin. Correct diagnosis and early management are key factors affecting disease prognosis and socioeconomic consequences. The individual patient is not the only one affected when measures are taken; the consequent changes in working conditions can also prevent the appearance of other cases at the patient's workplace or other sites. Thus, the benefits are important for the health of the workforce and also for the economy, both of individual... Running Head:...
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Occupational Therapist
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...Occupational Therapist Occupational Therapy: Autism Child This is a case study of an autistic child with severe impairments to his verbal and nonverbal communication, and social interactions. He also experiences restricted repetitive plus stereotyped behaviors in his play and overall behavior. Areas of Occupation ADLs The child is reluctant to comb his hair, manage his eating utensils, buttoning his shoe laces, and brushing teeth. He also demonstrates considerably more feeding troubles, coupled with a restricted variety of food preferences. Thus, he feels uncomfortable that he is not yet able to perform them. His performance deficits in...
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Occupational health
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...Occupational Health Reasons to investigate the accident A major accident as this is seldom caused single handedly. For example, if the accident was caused by recklessness from the employee, the employer is the best person to investigate the claims. This is because the employee is best known by the employer. It is very important to find the cause of the accident. Getting to the root cause of an accident will prevent a similar one in the future. Investigation will assist in fulfilling any legal requirements as well as determining the cost of the accident. Investigation will also lead to the full understanding of whether all road safety regulations were observed and followed....
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Occupational Stress
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...occupational stress. Are these models complementary Introduction Before going on to compare and contrast the "Demand-Control-Support" and "Effort-Reward-Imbalance" models of occupational stress, let us briefly define occupational stress and understand its sources and consequences. Despite lack of consensus on the exact definition of occupational stress, and the fact that 'occupational stress', 'job stress' and 'work stress' is often used interchangeably, it is generally believed that occupational stress is "associated with aversive or unpleasant emotional states that people experience as a consequence of their work... Compare and contrast the Demand-Control-Support and Effort-Reward Imbalance models of...
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Occupational Qualification
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...Occupational Qualification Assignment I What makes an employment practice a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ)? One of the factors that make employment practise a Bona fide occupational qualification is the necessity of the skill in performing one’s responsibilities. Every occupation has one or more employment practise that if it is not there, an individual cannot be able to perform his duties according to the expectations. For instance, as a human resource representative, the job description requires one to interact with the employees in a bid to solve the problems and challenges that they face (Villiers, 2011)....
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Occupational Behaviour
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...Occupational Behaviour: Netflix – Making Movie Magic BY YOU YOUR SCHOOL INFO HERE HERE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Netflix, a premier movie rental and digital media content provider, has been successful in outperforming competition. These successes are often attributed to its very liberal HR policies and activities which provide workers with considerable autonomy, highly competitive pay structures, and opportunities to recruit their friends and colleagues into the business model. The ideology behind these strategies is that it will boost dedication and job role performance. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether such liberal HR practices are actually a contributor to why...
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Occupational Therapy in Oncology
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...Occupational therapy in oncology Occupational therapy is defined as the art and science of helping people do their important and meaningful daily activities through participation in valued occupations to improve their health and well-being (Rothstein, 2001). In addition to that, occupational therapists can help patients maximize their quality of life through the improvements in certain difficulties while maintaining a specialist knowledge of disease related problems (Vockins, 2004). This has been used in different groups of patients who have suffered and are still suffering from cancer, stroke, mental retardation, physical...
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Spirituality Occupational Model
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...Occupational Model Spirituality aspect is very important for the immigrants in new country. To be an immigrant is to acknowledge anothersort of civilization and culture into your every day life. In view of the fact that an immigrant like me is living in a place with dissimilar customs and traditions from mine, one has to be able to build up one's self in unidentified conditions. It includes creation of new friendly relations, learning other opinions, acknowledging different beliefs and values, and grabbing each chance one has to go to new places. Occupational therapy has conventionally focused on psychodynamics, behaviorism, humanism, and multiculturalism however now a days spirituality... Spirituality...
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Occupational Therapy Practice
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...OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE Flow is a psychological act, which takes place when individuals are engaged in a particular activity. In most cases, people get addicted to the activities to an extent that nothing else matters to them. The experience in itself is so enjoyable that citizens would always prefer to repeat. It creates a feeling of a relaxation also known as optimal experience. Flow occur from involvement in a leisure activity. It is the case among Americans because the activities balance between the challenge and individual abilities (Larson & Von Eye, 2010, pp. 152-163). The activity also has short-term goals under the control of the person. Finally, the...
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Occupational therapy practice
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...OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE Flow is a psychological act, which takes place when individuals are engaged in a particular activity. In most cases, people get addicted to the activities to an extent that nothing else matters to them. The experience in itself is so enjoyable that citizens would always prefer to repeat. Generally, it creates a feeling of a relaxation also known as optimal experience. Flow occur from involvement in a leisure activity. It is the case among Americans because the activities balance between the challenge and individual abilities (Larson & Von Eye, 2010, pp. 152-163). The activity also has short-term goals under the control of the person. Finally,...
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Occupational health and safety
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...Occupational Health and Safety Introduction According to Various (2007, 289), Occupational Healthy Safety (OHS) has the responsibility of ensuringthat people engaged in employment are safe and healthy while at work. It is an organ that fights for the welfare of employees and advocates for a healthy and safe working environment. As working environment, it is an interaction of different people like customers, staff, and family members. Therefore, for the effectiveness of health and safety of those involved, OHS system should be active in an organization so as to avoid injuries and deaths that result from dangerous working environment. Human life should be treated sacredly by taking preventive...
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...Occupational Health and Safety Occupational Health and Safety A lifting operation is one, which focuses on carrying or even lowering various loads (including human beings). In such operations, various machines and accessories are used in sustaining the load. The operations are presided over by the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations usually abbreviated as LOLER (Health and safety executive, 2014). According to LOLER, all lifting equipments are supposed to be firm and of adequate strength. Furthermore, such machines should be properly installed to avoid any risks. This paper examines the complexities and difficulties in enforcing standards...
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Occupational Safety and Health
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...Occupational... OSHA STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PLAN (2003-2008) The Strategic Management Plan signifies OSHA’s approach for complying and supporting the Strategic Plan ofthe Department of Labor. The Plan describes the priorities for the 2003-2008 timeline and presents the results-based business case which explains the OSHA’s return on investment to an American taxpayer. The plan provides a platform for communicating a defined set of expectations regarding the results that OSHA aims to achieve and the strategies that would be undertaken by them. OSHA will adjust the plan if necessitates and will use the plan to develop the annual performance plan and specify budget submissions (U.S. Department of Labor,...
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Horizontal Occupational Gender Segregation
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...Occupational Gender Segregation Horizontal occupational segregation refers to the concentration of similar group people in one place or job mainly on the basis of gender or race or some defined characteristics. This kind of segregation is caused by gender and racial differences mainly due to the traditional notions which is carried forward in the work place and a person’s capability is judged on prejudices. Horizontal Occupational Gender Segregation is particularly existent in jobs or work where men are considered superior to women. In this paper, we shall discuss occupational segregation between men and women and the reason behind this kind of segregation (Blackburn). There is huge... ? Horizontal...
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Occupational / Organisational Psychology
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...Occupational Organisational Psychology Introduction Organisational psychology or industrial psychology is the scientific study of human behavior within the work environment. Organisational psychology helps in developing psychological reviews of the unique behaviors that are prevalent within an organization. The prevention of cognitive blockages of employees is possible with different approaches of organizational psychology, which enhances an employees' performance. It is involved with the development of the varied structures within an organization and even provides with a better understanding of how the employees interact within an organisation. The functional elements of an organisation... ...
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Occupational Health Nursing
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...Occupational Health Nursing Principles of Occupational Health Nursing Review of evidence assignment Introduction Occupational asthma (OA) is a very common problem that is encountered in occupational health nursing (OHN). OA has been defined as asthma that arises from causes and conditions related to a particular occupational environment, and not related to stimuli outside the work environment. OHN have important roles to play in its management, and evidence based practice is the current standard (Roberts et al., 2004, 327-337). Therefore, it would be pertinent to extract evidence from contemporary nursing...
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Occupational Health and Safety
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...Occupational Health and Safety 4-5 Interactive model of occupational Safety and Health 6 Elements of OHS performance 6-7 Rationale behind workers participation 7-8 Legislation in New Zealand on OH&S 9 Implications of management 10-11 Conclusion 12 Bibliography 13-14 Abstract: Occupational health and safety of the workers is a major issue concerning the employees and the employers. One of the guiding factors for the overall success of occupational health and safety is the increased participation of the workers. However some organizations are reluctant to allow the participation of the employees. The paper analyzes various theories... ?Content Topic Page Number Introduction 3 Methodology 4 Findings...
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Occupational Health and Safety
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...Occupational Health and Safety Your Full Occupational Health and Safety Welding and cutting is to occupational health and safetyregulations, particularly the standard 1926.350 (osha.gov, 1996). The given scenario has some issues that do not comply with the guidelines set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA] for work involving gas welding and cutting. OSHA Guidelines According to the safety regulations, gas cylinders must be secured in a vertical position and must be kept far from the welding activity. Otherwise, the worker must wear fire resistant shields for protection (osha.gov, 1996). It is...
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Occupational Therapy for Dementia
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...Occupational Therapy for Dementia Introduction: This is a case study of a patient, whose identity will remain undisclosed inthis work for ethical and confidentiality reasons. A nickname, Mrs. Chang will be used throughout the work. This writer had an opportunity to assist in her care while she was admitted to the hospital following a trip and fall in the shower few days back, and she was admitted to the hospital due to her age of 82, frailty, baseline neurological disorder of Alzheimer's disease with gradually declining cognition and deteriorating mobility, and lack of support at home and community, for further assessment and evaluation. She is thin and frail... . This is a progressively...
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Occupational health and safety
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...Occupational Health and Safety Number: Introduction Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) is a multidisciplinary are which is concerned with the protection of health, safety and welfare of persons engaged in work environment and the outside environment. The effects of occupational health and safety in the workplace and environment are very profound, given that the goals of OSH include the fostering of a healthy and safe environment, protecting co-workers, customers, family members and even employers. The effects attributable to OSH are thus multiple and variable, as shall be seen in this discussion that ensues forthwith. OSH increases...
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...Occupational Health and Safety of Occupational Health and Safety “The Legal Aspects of a Smoking Policy” is an article written by Fred C. Davenport published in the Industrial Management Journal. The author endeavors to grasp the legal aspects relating to smoking at the workplace in the United States especially those revolving around occupational safety and health. His key areas of concern are reports on the ban of smoking in workplaces as an issue of worker safety, threats of second hand smoke to restaurant workers, the proposed OSHA workplace-smoking ban, and the link between worker safety and smoking as per the arguments of...
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Occupational Health & Safety
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...Occupational Health & Safety Introduction Occupational health and safety (OSH) is considered to be a cross-disciplinary segment that is mainly concerned with safeguarding the health, well-being and safety of the individuals or people involved in any employment. The prime intention of OSH is to adopt, implement and develop effective programs relating to health and safety for fostering a healthy and secured working environment. It has been apparently observed that the factor of OSH can be related to the issue of workplace stress to a greater extent. In this similar context, workplace stress is fundamentally described as the physiological and the physical...
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Occupational Safety & Liability
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...Occupational Safety & Liability, April 11, Based on the facts of the case, a safe workplace was described as conformingto an injury free workplace. Workplace safety was defined as “the working environment at a company and encompasses all factors that impact the safety, health, and well-being of employees. This can include environmental hazards, unsafe working conditions or processes, drug and alcohol abuse, and workplace violence” (US Legal, Inc., 2014, par. 1). As such, one is convinced that the comprehensive definition of a safe workplace should extend beyond focusing on it being injury free – which is only one facet in adhereing to the standards of safety as prescribed... CASE STUDY #2, HRD 394...
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Occupational Safety and Health
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...Occupational Safety and Health Act (1970) specifies that the individual s should develop and operate theirown job safety and health programs schedule. OSHA will approve and would monitor such plans and will bear 50% of the operating costs of such plan. This plan would cover both the private sector and also the state and local government employees (OSHA, 1970). GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR THE STATES TO IMPLEMENT SUCH PLAN 1. The States should develop a five year strategic plan comprising of outcome oriented strategic and performance deliverables. 2. The States must adopt the Federal OSHA’s strategic goal to improve the safety parameters of the workplace and ensuring health... OSHA PLAN The Section 18 of the...
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Occupational stress in Nursing
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...Occupational Stress - Definition and application Many experts in several different ways have defined occupational stress. Some important definitions of occupational stress have been mentioned below: *Occupational stress can be defined as a consequence of the interaction between the stimulus and the response (Seyle, 1956). *Occupational stress can be considered as a force that pushes a psychological or physical factor beyond its range of ability, thus inducing stress within the individual (Arnold, Cooper and Robinson 1995). The occupational stress studies bring to knowledge the amount of stress experienced... by the workers in the working place. These studies are crucial for the thorough...
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Vertical Occupational Gender Segregation
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...Occupational Gender Segregation. In the world of work it is noticeable that men and women are not equally distributed throughout the workforce. Vertical segregation occurs when there are gender differences with clustering of males and females at different levels within the same profession. This can occur when, for example, the high salary and high prestige jobs are taken by males, while women who may be equally well qualified do not attain these positions. An example of this can be seen in the field of education where professors are very often male. There may be both overt and covert discrimination going on here, allowing males to gain access to the training and the jobs... Sociology Vertical...
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Occupational Health Systems
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...occupational health function, and how it contributes to corporate objectives. Show how you would do this.' The Problem The first task is to determine the extent of the problem. Work-related ill health accounts for some 28 million working days lost a year in Great Britain, either through illnesses or injury sustained on the job, or through sickness absences due to illness, injury or other causes outside the job. In Britain, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), lost earnings that individual workers and their dependents suffer as a result of health and safety failures... Order 174065 'You have been asked by the Executive Board to produce a report clearly explaining the role of the...
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Nursing Occupational Stress
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...occupational stress on nurses, based on a PMI scale. Staff from 5 major hospitals will be taken as the sample population for the study, which will draw conclusions, based on evidence from research. It will further assess the reliability of the research and provide recommendations as to whether a more detailed study is called for to derive more... In the modern society, where people have to assume multifarious roles both in the context of family as well as workplace, people become prone to stress. This study strives to examine the factors that contribute to stress in individuals with a specific focus on working nurses, and try to identify the role of gender, marital status and parenting in causing...
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ENVIRONMENTAL and OCCUPATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
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...OCCUPATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY INTRODUCTION The community under epidemiological investigation has been exposed to many environmental contaminants including Bis-Chloromethyl Ether, Benzene, Dichloroethane, Styrene, Vinyl chloride (VC), Polyvinylchloride (PVC) and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH). The present study aims to investigate the carcinogenicity of three of these contaminants namely Bis-Chloromethyl ether, Benzene and Styrene. Investigation: Epidemiological studies show that approximately 15% of lung cancers in men and 5% of lung cancers in women are caused by such environmental exposures. As per the rating system based on animal and human data by The International Agency... ENVIRONMENTAL AND...
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Occupational Health and Safety
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...Occupational Safety and Health Administration offer rationales that debunk Marvin Schneiderman’s position and can be used to support W. Kip Viscusi. The US officials draw attention to a scenario where a business man is face with an option to spent $200,000 in order to “prevent carcinogenic exposure” to employees. (36) Or he could put $11,800... Assignment 3 Drawing on information reviewed from a 1971 report from England and Wales, Marvin Schneiderman concludes that the standard of work place safety should be high across the board. He came to this conclusion because the report reflected that the life span of teachers, managers and public officials is relatively longer than that of those who work with...
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Fishermen occupational hazard
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...Occupational Hazards of a Fisherman Work, in any form is something that makes a man, or women, earn his bread. Since the time has started recording history, work has been an essence in those history pages. Work since then has evolved into many different branches. From being an office desk job to a one with a hunting gear in the hands, work or an occupation of any kind has its benefits and disadvantages. All works or jobs have hazards or bad shortcomings in the line of duty. One does not have to be in the army alone to withstand bullets and scars but other jobs like fishing can also be hazardous to the person’s physical and mental health. This thesis revolves around the fishing... ?OHF and Section # of...
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Occupational Health and Safety
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...Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007. The probable hazards associated with confined spaces include asphyxiation, loss of consciousness, injury, death, fire, and many more. 2) Hot work permit, what is it, and also supporting information in relation to hot work? According to Auburn University (2012), a Hot Work Permit is required where a temporary operation requires work involving open flames or producing heat and/or sparks. Welding and soldering are some examples of such work. 3) Review electrical. Create an electrical visual inspection checklist, eg, use AS as reference to creating... Confined spaces Ali ALJUBARAH BSBOHS403B Research confined space, as in what is it, laws governing and...
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Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
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...Occupational Therapy Assistant Program As far back as I can remember, I have always had a soft spot for the suffering and had resolved very early in life that I wanted a career that would enable me to help those people who had suffered physical setbacks. My passion for taking care of the ill has steered me into the field of health care. A good occupational therapist brings to his/her work the important qualities of kindness, compassion, patience and above all diligence and dedication. These are qualities that I have grown up with and fortunately imbibed to a great extent. The life of an Occupational Therapist is a challenge, enabling...
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...Occupational Gender Segregation. In the world of work it is noticeable that men and women are not equally distributed throughout the workforce. Vertical segregation occurs when there are gender differences with clustering of males and females at different levels within the same profession. This can occur when, for example, the high salary and high prestige jobs are taken by males, while women who may be equally well qualified do not attain these positions. An example of this can be seen in the field of education where professors are very often male. There may be both overt and covert discrimination going on here, allowing males to gain access to the training and the jobs that lead... ?Sociology Vertical...
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Occupational Health and Safety
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...Occupational Health and Safety Cause of accidents at work palace As much as people get to their work places there is risk of getting body injuries due the activities involving work. They usually affect the functions of one to performing his daily duties. There are many causes of the injuries and including a number of different precaution measures that can be adopted to prevent such accidents (Barnett-Schuster, 2008). The main cause of injury in a working environment is when an employee getting tired. An exhausted worker often develops the tendency of working with less or no focus. Consequently, this may lead to injuries caused by human error. Once a person is exhausted, he...
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Occupational Risk Research Paper
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...Occupational Risk Research Paper: Asbestos Due In this modern world full of modern technologies we havelearned that there are environmental and human health risks caused as a product of modern society. As the years have gone by we have learned more and more about the chemicals, substances, and other toxicants that can be dangerous to human health. They are actively working to determine when the presence of these chemicals becomes a threat, how to limit exposures to prevent these dangerous levels, and determine and implement efforts that would repair environmental damage done by these chemicals, toxicants, and dangerous substances that we, nature, and wildlife can survive successfully without...
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...Occupational Hazards: Occupational hazards, on the other hand, have the potential to adversely affect the health and safety of a worker by their presence in the working environment. The risk posed by occupational health hazards... Module Construction Industry Construction Industry: The construction industry has the highest number of fatalities. According to Health and SafetyExecutive, there were 72 fatal injuries in 2007-2008, approximately 31 percent of all fatal injuries. 1.0 and 1.7 million working days were lost to workplace injuries and work-related illnesses respectively. Traumatic Injury: Traumatic injuries are distinguished by their acute adverse effects on the health and safety of a worker. Occ...
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Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
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...OCCUPATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY INTRODUCTION The community under epidemiological investigation has been exposed to manyenvironmental contaminants including Bis-Chloromethyl Ether, Benzene, Dichloroethane, Styrene, Vinyl chloride (VC), Polyvinylchloride (PVC) and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH). The present study aims to investigate the carcinogenicity of three of these contaminants namely Bis-Chloromethyl ether, Benzene and Styrene. Investigation: Epidemiological studies show that approximately 15% of lung cancers in men and 5% of lung cancers in women are caused by such environmental exposures. As per the rating system based on animal and human data by The International Agency... ENVIRONMENTAL AND...
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Occupational Health and Safety
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...Occupational Health and Safety Question The following are some events that could be used to effectively measure OHS performance: Time taken to correct deficiencies noted in inspections compared to an agreed benchmark Workplace hazard identification and risk assessment Effectiveness of hazard controls Compliance audits, regulations, standards, etc. Dissemination of information Consider your workplace now (or a past workplace). Select three (3) of the above and design for each of the three a Positive Performance Indicator to be presented to the Management that clearly shows what is to be measured and how it will be measured. Ensure in each case that the PPI is: controllable...
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Environmental and Occupational Health
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...occupational health Carbon Footprint Home energy Total greenhouse gas emission- 4.2 tons of carbon emissions per year Estimated impact: 4.2 Number of households-3 Place – California Residence- single family home detached Type-2bedrooms Driving & Flying Total Green House Emission: 0 Estimated impact: 0 Type of vehicle - No vehicle Food and Diet Total Green House Emission: 5tons of Co2 Estimated Impact: 4.1 I include meat in my diet Estimated impact: 1.8 Time: At most meals I eat organic food Estimated impact: -0.9 Time: Sometimes Recycling and Waste Total Green House Gas Emission: 1 Estimated Impact: 1.2 I recycle: Not much Estimated impact: 0 I compost food... Environmental and...
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