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What is occupational safety and Health?
As defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) "occupational health deals with all aspects of health and safety in the workplace and has a strong focus on primary prevention of hazards." Health has been defined as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Occupational health is a multidisciplinary field of health care concerned with enabling an individual to undertake their occupation, in the way that causes least harm to their health. Health has been defined as it contrasts, for example, with the promotion of health and safety at work, which is concerned with preventing harm
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WSIB) will be protected against law-suits that may arise as a result of work-related accidents or injury and the costs associated with it as well while at the same time making provisions for fair compensation of injured workers and their families through diverse provisions (such provisions are explained above in 5b) that if we were to offer as a company will cost much more money than what it takes to finance the WSIB program through premium. Also, the premium our company will pay when registered can be reduced provided that our company will inculcate sound health and safety practices as the WSIB through its workwell program assists employers who have demonstrated good occupational health
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REASONING FOR CHOICE
Occupational Health and Safety is a requirement between employers and employees, the public and witnesses that could be affected by poor work habits and the equipment. It is the employer’s obligation to provide a safe working environment and safety equipment for the staff.
The reasoning behind the chose to implement Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) is due to the fact that employees are aware but not in great depth. Promoting OHS is not only an advantage for the employees but also the management staff. The aim of legislations and obligations are to minimise the chance of an injury. As the employer there are certain obligations that are enforced to minimise
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the second article
I have picked the second article on the late officer Brent Long who passed away while on a duty mission. Everyone was talking about the incident in town and wanted to know about what went wrong during the mission to stop the fugitive. I know that being a cop is a job that involves a lot of risks especially that it has to deal with criminals most of the time, and as we can see in this case the officer was not lucky as his other mates. This is probably not the first case where a cop has been killed on duty, but I believe that this should be a wake up call to the police and other authorities dealing with criminals to take some more extensive safety measures in order to
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incidences which have happened a long time ago.
If memory loss is a constant problem with the person, there are certain ‘Mnemonic exercises that are used to help, or more recently Memory clinics for memory loss intervention. This and can be delivered by a speech therapist or Occupational therapist (Edwards.J.P, 2005).
The consequences for people with Multiple Sclerosis include difficulties in maintaining employment; participating in social, recreational and leisure activities; and performing household maintenance and self-care tasks related to health and disease management (Burks and Johnson 2000). However there are certain identifying leisure activities that can be used to promote
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the recommendations Suggests, where possible, alternative, more practicable solutions, to prevent recurrences Follows up and monitors recommendations and preventative strategies, to ensure they are implemented (see Section 3.2, Identifying Suitable Risk Control Measures) Records minutes of all its meetings to ensure that recommendations are continuously reviewed until the matter is satisfactorily completed or resolved
Human Resources Group Manager As Human Resources group manager, you must routinely publish an analysis of occupational ill health data, which must cover all SAC’s sites and include a geographical representation of trend data. Representatives of Employee Safety
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North Shore Pulp and Paper Ltd. will develop a program to safeguard their employees from any potentially hazardous workplace environments and scenarios by complying with the standards set by the Occupational Health and Safety acts and legislation.
* President: The President will ensure that all resources necessary to provide a proper legislation will be acquired in order to meet or exceed all requirements created.
* Vice President: The Vice-President will be responsible for ensuring that the legislation is being properly implemented and also review the policy consistently to ensure that any changes necessary are being made
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Introduction/ Plan of action:
This is a safety and health at work assignment. I will examine the following:
* noise and sound
* diet, exercise and lifestyle
* dangerous chemicals, fumes and dust
* occupational related illness
* manual handling
I will also select one occupational illness (musculoskeletal disorder) in my vocational area. This is one of the most common work-related illnesses. I’m going to discuss what musculoskeletal disorder is. (Causes and symptoms) I will also discuss the impact of this illness and the preventative measures.
My vocational area is multimedia. I would like to work as a movie editor in the
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sad case of Alice Belle.
2.2 (1974) Health and Safety at Work Act places requirement for employers to have in place written statement on health and safety policy. In case study of Alice belle, there would have been a policy regarding the lifting of service users by care staff. Occupational Safety and Health Regulation 2007, the director is required to carry out a risk assessment before a manual handling operation is undertaken by employees. (Rospaworkplacesafety, 2014) Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR) (1992) is define as any transporting or supporting of loads ( lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving by hand or bodily force, avoid harmful manual handling
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comparison to previous years, using the following criteria:
* a. Number and type of lost workdays
* b. Cost of workers’ compensation cases
* c .Worker feedback through direct interviews, walk-through observations, written surveys and questionnaires, and re-evaluations
By implementing the proactive ergonomics program is to effectively eliminate or control Work-related musculoskeletal injury (MSI) and hazards. It is the program to provide all workers with a healthy and safe workplace. A proactive ergonomics program is integrated into written occupational health and safety program and in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation of Alberta.
Ergonomics program in workplace.
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Health and Safety Executive (HSE) – Relates to all different types of work related issues, they cover all aspects of health and safety in all different environments such as;
• Accidents (RIDDOR) - Report serious accidents/incidents (law).
• ill health-(something that is caused due to work injury or substances
• Risk assessments- 5 steps to minimising the risks (risk assessment enclosed)
• Welfare facilities- Toilets and washing facilities, rest room, drinking water, changing facilities etc.
• Fire-Adequate fire signs such as fire exits, fire extinguishers with correct colour labels on, fire blankets etc.
• First aid- First aider on duty every day. First aid box clearly marked and
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1. Understand the different responsibilities relating to health and safety in the social care setting.
1. Identify legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1192, which supports the Health and Safety Act.
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998
Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations (PPE) 1992
Food Safety Act 1990
The Reporting of Injuries, Disease and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1985 (RIDDOR)
The Manual Handling Regulations 1992
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH)
2. Explain how health
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HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE
Within this piece of evidence I have shown how I identified a vital area of my work in which I could be done better. Hence, I came up with an idea for a Health and Safety Committee at work.
WHAT DID I WANT TO ACHIEVE?
The original idea was generated with hope that I could enable the team to take ownership and responsibility within risk management and develop an environment in which was pro-active and not just re-active. This was part of our Policy statement but I felt we were reactively dealing with issues in which with more thought and attention could have been prevented in the first place or have had fewer implications for the budget/resources/people.
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measures and procedures prescribed are carried out in the workplace;
Section 45 (c)- Materials, articles or things, to be removed from a storage area, pile or rack, shall not be removed in a manner that will not endanger the safety of any worker.
3 b) What OTHER sections of the Act and Regulations COULD the company have been charged with in your case? Provide at least four (4). Write out these sections verbatim. You do not have to defend your choices.
Section 25 (2)(a) – without limiting the strict duty imposed by subsection (1), an employer shall… a) provide information, instruction and supervision to a worker to protect the health or safety of
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FOOD SAFETY AND POLICY
PROF. SHAH MONIR HOSSAIN
SENIOR NATIONAL ADVISOR ,FAO
Food safety situation in Bangladesh
WHAT IS OUR CONCERN
1. FOOD ADULTERATION
2. NATURALLY OCCURING TOXINS
3. PESTICIDE RESIDUES 4. MYCOTOXINS 5. MICROBIOLOGICAL CONTAMINATION 6. VETERINARY DRUG RESIDUES 7. HEAVY METALS
Burden on public health
– 3 million cases reported (DGHS; 2005-09) – Responsible for 15% of mortality in children under 5 years (2011)
• Long term health effects
– Renal failure – Liver damage – Cancer
• Large scale adulteration
– 40-60% food samples found adulterated in Dhaka (IPH) – Extent and severity of food-borne illnesses unknown
Daily Star, October 12
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s a night worker I have a great deal of responsibility in relation to health and safety. I am a lone worker and by night I am primarily responsible for the health and safety of myself, the service users that are accessing our service at the time, the member of staff that is sleeping in as well as the safety and security of the premises.
The health and safety at work act 1974 is the main legislation that applies to us in the care setting. The act has been updated and supplemented by others sets of regulations that are relevant to care they include;
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH)
Reporting of injuries, Disease and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
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In conjunction with South Tyneside College
Foundation Degree in Health and Safety Management
Health and Safety Legislation and Responsibilities –FDA227 Assignment
Legislation and Responsibilities
This assignment is submitted in part fulfilment of the requirements for the SUNDERLAND UNIVERSITY Foundation Degree in Health and Safety Management 2010-2011
The following report aims to explain manual handling issues whilst at the author’s place of work. The author is using fictions to support the assignment rather than real life incidents, as the author’s workplace did not give out such materials in time for the said author to complete
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Health and Safety Practices Plan Part Three
Health and Safety Practices Plan (Part Three), Occupational Safety
Use research, articles, and your text to complete your paper.
Identify two injury or illness on-the-job issues related to your chosen company.
Evaluate, through research, the issues and the possible effects of those issues regarding the following:
Discuss the financial implications of the chosen organization.
Include a discussion on employee and employer responsibility.
Identify two occupational safety assessment techniques that may help you evaluate the occupational
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solution to the issue or problem, but you will normally be paid if this happens.
1.2: Describe two health and safety laws affecting the workplace.
1. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
- Also known as the ‘Management Regs’, these came into effect in 1993.
Main employer duties under this set of regulations include;
• Making ‘assessments of risk’ to the health and safety of its workforce, and to act upon risks they identify, so as to reduce them (Regulation 3);
• Appointing competent persons to oversee workplace health and safety;
• Providing workers with information and training on occupational health and safety; and
• Operating a written health and
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employments and the self-employed. To encourage a preventive approach to occupational safety and health, it also has implications for individuals who control workplaces, such as landlords or property companies who may have non-one employed but may provide the workplace itself or essential services for use by hirers and workers. The 2005 Act provides for exchanging of views to reach a decision between hirers and workers to help ensure cooperation to prevent mishaps and ill-condition of experiencing physically and mentally soundness. Under Segment 25 of the Act, workers are authorized to choose an assurance delegate to stand for them on assurance and medical subjects in consultations with his or
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Health and Safety |
How do the Health and Safety Policies and Procedures protect people using social care settings?
The intention of these policies and procedures is to prevent people from receiving unsafe care and treatment and to prevent avoidable harm or risk of harm. Care providers must assess the risks to people's health and safety during any care or treatment and make sure that all staff have the qualifications, competence, skills and experience to keep people safe. They must also make sure that the premises and any equipment used is safe and where apllicable, available in sufficient quantities. Medicines must be supplied in sufficient quantities, managed safely and administered
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Pearson BTEC Level 1
Award in Health and
Safety in a Construction Environment (QCF) – Workbook
Pearson BTEC Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (QCF)
Level 1: 4 Credits
Learner name: | |
Learner registration number: | |
Centre name/number: | |
Assessor/tutor name: | |
Your job role (if applicable): | |
Main Organization:(This will either be the organization the Learner is employed by or, if the Learner is not currently employed within the construction sector an organization they are familiar with.) |
UNIT SIGN OFFI confirm that the answers given within this workbook are my own work. Learner signature
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|CITB |Construction Industry Training Board |
|CMF |Common Mode Failure |
|CMIOSH |Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health |
|Code of Practice |Rules established by regulatory bodies or trade associations, which are intended as a guide. Beyond evidence of best practice
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Prior to carrying their role I ensure all staff are adequately trained in Health and Safety, including Moving and Handling, COSHH, Fire Safety, this training is updated on an annual basis and relevant or new legislation passed on when required through team meetings or supervisions.
Under the RIDDOR, Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013, I am required to report fatalities caused by workplace injuries, major injuries or incidents, dangerous occurrences and occupational diseases.
At all times I am required to work with staff, clients and other visitors or professionals to ensure everyone’s Health and Safety is protected.
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Evidence no. Unit 6 | Evidence title Develop and implement reactive monitoring systems for health and safety |
Unit / LO.AC | Statement | Evidencereference |
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(1.1) Analyse the structure of the organisation relative to health and Safety
Explain how you analyse your organizational structure, to ensure each reporting line reflect the organization at the time.
I analyse the organizational structure relative to health and safety by measuring the safety performance, standards in relation to responsibilities delegated to stakeholders within the structure. I set performance targets for areas such as a reduction in accidents. Managers receive training and information in accident reporting including statutory duties under RIDDOR Reporting of injuries diseases and dangerous occurrence regulations as well as our company’s arrangements. As part of the
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Assessment 1 – monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Outcome 1 : be able to carry out risk assessment
B) state the reason for carrying out risk assessment
It is a legal requirement to ensure that safe working environment is provided for everyone the repressibility of employees. Current knowledge of all relevant Heath and safety legislation and any updates.
The aim is to make sure that no one gets hurt or becomes ill. Accidents and ill health can ruin lives, and can affect your business too if output is lost, machinery is damaged, insurance costs increase, or you have to go to court.
legal requirement to ensure that a safe working environment
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workers has been reduced; however, the amount of work being done has not been reduced proportionately. This often results in workers being asked to increase work output dramatically. Do you see any long term health impact that could result from this practice? (1 pt)
Increasing the workload for workers whose numbers have already been reduced to cut costs and save money creates a harmful cycle because worker retention reduces because of dissatisfaction. This means even fewer workers are left with an even heavier workload. Employee health, well-being and happiness drastically reduces thereby diminishing employee morale, productivity, motivation, endurance or retention. Overworked workers
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defined as “also known as coal workers' pneumoconiosis, miner's asthma, or black lung disease, is a lung condition caused by the inhalation of dust, characterized by formation of nodular fibrotic changes in lungs.”
Japan's Industrial Safety and Health Law and related ordinances are introduced in the article "About Occupational Safety and Health in Japan (Laws Relating to Industrial Safety and Health)" at this website:
11th Industrial Accident Prevention Plan
The 11th Industrial Accident Prevention Plan has been formulated pursuant to Article 6 of the Industrial Safety and Health Act (Act No.57 of 1972
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In this assignment I will be explaining how health and safety and hygiene regulations impacts on food retailers. I will be talking about all of the main pieces of legislations that make up the health and safety regulations. I will then be talking about how these regulations have impacted on food retailers and what these food retailers have had to implement and change to meet these regulations.
The first legislation I will be talking about is the HASAWA 1974 act which is short for Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. This act is the primary piece of legislation that covers occupational health and safety in the U.K. To simplify things, this act covers what employers must
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including public health, occupational safety, hospitals, and agencies regulating these industries. Risk management and risk assessment are also part of this discussion because of the connectedness with industrial and manufacturing processes in organizations. In the manufacturing industry there are few examples regarding the use of safety and quality risk management, but these are not comprehensive especially in the context of countries other than developed and western (Salaheldin, Zain, 2007).
Moreover, the vitality of quality and management systems will also be discussed and analyzed in this report in the context of QASCO which is Qatar based manufacturing company. Quality risk management
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Presentation On Health And Safety In A Social Care Setting
A list of the key legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting-
* · Health and Safety at work Act 1974
* · Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1999
* · Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulation 1981 include amendment on 2009
* · The Electricity at Work regulations 1989
* · Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
* · Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
* · Communicable diseases and infection control
* · Working Time Regulations 1998
* · Care
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Health and safety plays a big part in any work organisation,
especially in a sports organisation with all the extra equipment and
chemicals that are used for sport. The health and safety act work 1974
was replaced in 1992 and again in 1999 by the management of health and
safety at work regulations. The Management of Health and Safety at
Work Regulations 1999 outline how employers should achieve the
requirements defined under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
The main requirement of these Regulations is for sports organizations
such as Gateshead stadium and St James Park to carry out an assessment
of the risks associated with their activities
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Assignment 306 Understand health and safety in social care settings
Task A Presentation
You have been asked to contribute to an induction day for new staff. You are to prepare a presentation about Health and Safety. It must include the following:
Ai A list of the key legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting.
* Health and Safety at work Act 1974
* Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1999
* Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulation 1981 include amendment on 2009
* The Electricity at Work regulations 1989
* Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
* Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences
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Understand the different responsibilities relating to health and safety in social care settings
Identify legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting
The Health and safety at work Act 1974 is made up of many regulations and guidelines, they are;
• RIDDOR – Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
• COSHH – Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
• Manual Handling Regulations 1992
• Health and Safety First Aid 1981
• Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
Explain how health and safety policies and procedures protect those in social care settings
All the health and safety policies
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1. Know the legislative and policy framework for health and safety
2. 1.1 Describe how current health and safety legislation, policies and procedures are implemented in the setting
3. In my setting the head teacher is responsible for health and safety legislation, these are set by the law and she has to ensure that the school meets the objectives. She needs to make sure that the school polices are applied and regular updated and revised. It is important that all the health and safety guidance issued by the learning trust is available to all the staff and that training is offered to help the staff preform these tasks. The teachers are also responsible to spot any hazards on a day-to-day
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UNIT TITLE: DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATIONUNIT NO: 401 |
* Evaluating Health and Safety information external to their organisation
* Communicating relevant Health and Safety information through an effective system within the organisation
* Making sure that relevant Health and Safety information from their organisation is communicated to statutory and local authorities, relevant groups and individuals
Evaluating Health and Safety information external to their organisation
External sources of Health and Safety information would include the Health and Safety Executive website, IOSH website including
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aims and objectives should be set out
- There should be clear reporting responsibilities in a setting in order to maintain health and safety
When planning an indoor or outdoor activity the factors that should be taken into consideration are hazards with in the environment. To ensure the health and safety of the children, risk assessment should be carried out. Advanced notice of the trip should be given out in letter form where parents will be notified of details regarding the trip. Important information should be shared with the setting such as medical needs of the children. Parents should give consent for their child to take part in the indoor or outdoor activities by providing a
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Instructor, Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk Program School of Health and Public Safety Competition# C138-13-JT Looking for a new challenge? Consider what a career in teaching has to offer! The School of Health and Public Safety at SAIT Polytechnic is looking for an experienced Medical Office Assistant and/or Unit Clerk who is interested in a rewarding career in education. If you have outstanding job skills and instructional expertise, and are enthusiastic about the theoretical and practical training of medical office assistant students, apply today and help prepare the next generation. The School of Health and Public Safety has a need for an energetic, resourceful individual with
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Subject: Stowham Community Centre Proposal Finance |
Introduction: In this report I will be telling you about the 3 options for the Stowham Community Centre and what I will recommend as the best choice and that will be more beneficial financially and socially. The beneficial part is that you will be saving more money and is cheapest, social part is that it’s for a certain age group where they will get along and can come and do some learning and meeting new people and be able to build up confidence and get involved into new activities. |
Findings: In my Findings I have found that each option e.g. Café, Karts and Arts have a lot of sales but overall café has the most of a total of
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My health and social care setting is an under 5’s nursery, within my setting there may be many incidents or emergencies. There could be incidents within my setting such as bumping their heads, falling over, tripping over toys. An emergency within my setting could be things such as fires or severe injuries such as being knocked unconscious. In this assignment I will cover two incidents or emergencies, the ones I will be covering are actual and suspected abuse and exposure to infection.
In my setting, exposure to infection is high, children are always picking up bugs, colds and much more. they also sometimes have accidents, this means the staff are exposed to bodily fluids. You should
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those laws is the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). This law was established in 1974, and sets minimum standards for most voluntarily established pension and health plans in private industry to provide protection for individuals in these plans. (U.S. Department of Labor) ERISA also covers multiple employer welfare arrangements (MEWA). MEWA promotes ways for marketing health and benefits to employers for the individuals working for them. In short, ERISA'S main purpose was to protect those who had worked long periods of time under pension plans.The impact of ERISA on employers was brought forth to address fraud and mismanagement of employer pension plans. Not only does ERISA
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FMA 1967 vs OSHA 1994
The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 (OSHA 1994) is the overall legislation in respect of safety and health and the current law on Factories and Machinery Act 1967 (FMA 1967) shall be maintained as the technical aspect of safety legislation. (Tan K.H., 1995)
The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 (OSHA 1994) which is based on the concept of self-regulation places the responsibility to ensure safety and health of workers on those who create the risk (the employers) and those who work with the risk (the employees). This legislation was made considering the fact that the Factory and Machinery Act 1967 only covers occupational safety and health in the
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. The most common injuries affecting them include electrocution and machine injuries yet a number of them are not aware of their health and safety rights and responsibilities at the workplace.
Every employee has fundamental rights which are:-
I. The right to know about hazards in the workplace.
II. The right to participate in correcting the hazards.
III. The right to refuse dangerous work.
A key element of health and safety laws is joint occupational health and safety committee which is required in every workplace. Responsibilities of these committees include to meet at least once a month, to ensure adequate records are kept regarding accidents and health hazards
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sharps disposal. Strategies for safer disposal, including safer design of disposal containers and placement of containers, are being developed.Although the most important strategy for reducing the risk of occupational HIV transmission is to prevent occupational exposures, plans for postexposure management of health care personnel should be in place. CDC has issued guidelines for the management of HCP exposures to HIV and recommendations for postexposure prophylaxis (PEP): Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis (June 29, 2001).These guidelines outline a number of
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Brief Background of OSHA
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) officially formed on April 28, 1971, the date that the OSH Act became effective. George Guenther was appointed as the agency's first director. OSHA has developed a number of training, compliance assistance, and health and safety recognition programs throughout its history. The OSHA Training Institute, which trains government and private sector health and safety personnel, began in 1972. In 1978, the agency began a grant making program, now called the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, to train workers and employers in reducing workplace hazards. OSHA started the Voluntary Protection Programs in 1982, which
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Running Head:– CASE ASSIGNMENT
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and Safety has recommended using epidemiologic techniques to reduce the incidence and severity of traumatic injuries. How can epidemiologic techniques mitigate against traumatic injuries?
|The term “Epidemiologic” is an adverb of the word “Epidemiology”. The etymology of the word “epidemiology” indicates that it is derived from |
|no less than three (3) Greek root words. Specifically, “Epi” meaning on, or upon; “Demos” meaning people; and, “Logy” meaning study. |
|Therefore, “Epidemiology is, thus the study of what is upon the people
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Watchers for a reduced fee and have support groups on campus for those involved.
Chapman, L., R. Burt, J. Fry, J. Washburn, T. Haack, J. Rand, R. Plankenhorn, and S. Brachet. "Ten-year Economic Evaluation of an Incentive-based Worksite Health Promotion Program." American Journal of Health Promotion (n.d.)
Ozer, I. (2013, September 01). Safety and wellness: The critical connection -- occupational health & safety. Retrieved April 24, 2014, from http://ohsonline.com/Articles/2013/09/01/Safety-and-Wellness-The-Critical-Connection.aspx
Serxner, S. A., Gold, D. B., Grossmeier, J. J., & Anderson, D. R. (2003). The relationship between health promotion program participation and medical costs: A dose response. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 45(11), 1196-1200. Retrieved April 24, 2014.
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Occupational Safety and Health (1st e
A physical model is one that thing would be (like if you were creating a model of say a building,
park, airplane or other large structure or area), sometimes it's actual size if it is small enough.
You build or have built that you can touch. Sometimes it is a miniature version of what the real.
What I mean by physical models is those that are meant to represent the physical world, as
opposed to – for example – biomechanical, or computers models.
Jensen, R. C. (2012). Risk-Reduction Methods: For Occupational Safety and Health (1st ed.).
Whenever you are planning or one have to deal with risk and hazards we should looking in