Workplace: Place or physical location of work or employment.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Occupational Diseases: Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.Workplace Violence: Threatened or actual attempt to harm others at place of employment.Air Pollutants, Occupational: Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Workers' Compensation: Insurance coverage providing compensation and medical benefits to individuals because of work-connected injuries or disease.Industry: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.Accidents, Occupational: Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.Metallurgy: The science, art, or technology dealing with processes involved in the separation of metals from their ores, the technique of making or compounding the alloys, the techniques of working or heat-treating metals, and the mining of metals. It includes industrial metallurgy as well as metallurgical techniques employed in the preparation and working of metals used in dentistry, with special reference to orthodontic and prosthodontic appliances. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p494)Sex Workers: People who engage in occupational sexual behavior in exchange for economic rewards or other extrinsic considerations.Chemical Industry: The aggregate enterprise of manufacturing and technically producing chemicals. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Occupations: Crafts, trades, professions, or other means of earning a living.Agricultural Workers' Diseases: Diseases in persons engaged in cultivating and tilling soil, growing plants, harvesting crops, raising livestock, or otherwise engaged in husbandry and farming. The diseases are not restricted to farmers in the sense of those who perform conventional farm chores: the heading applies also to those engaged in the individual activities named above, as in those only gathering harvest or in those only dusting crops.Dust: Earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Occupational Medicine: Medical specialty concerned with the promotion and maintenance of the physical and mental health of employees in occupational settings.Occupational Injuries: Injuries sustained from incidents in the course of work-related activities.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Sexual Harassment: A form of discrimination in the workplace which violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Sexual harassment takes two forms: quid pro quo, where the employee must submit to sexual advances in exchange for job benefits or be penalized for refusing; or a hostile environment, where the atmosphere of the workplace is offensive and affects the employee's well-being. Offensive sexual conduct may include unwelcome advances, comments, touching, questions about marital status and sex practices, etc. Both men and women may be aggressors or victims. (Slee and Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed, p.404). While civil rights legislation deals with sexual harassment in the workplace, the behavior is not restricted to this; it may take place outside the work environment: in schools and colleges, athletics, and other social milieus and activities.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Organizational Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by an organization, institution, university, society, etc., from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions and positions on matters of public interest or social concern. It does not include internal policy relating to organization and administration within the corporate body, for which ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION is available.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Inhalation Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents by inhaling them.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Textile Industry: The aggregate business enterprise of manufacturing textiles. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Human Engineering: The science of designing, building or equipping mechanical devices or artificial environments to the anthropometric, physiological, or psychological requirements of the people who will use them.Carbon Dioxide: A colorless, odorless gas that can be formed by the body and is necessary for the respiration cycle of plants and animals.Sick Leave: An absence from work permitted because of illness or the number of days per year for which an employer agrees to pay employees who are sick. (Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)Job Satisfaction: Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration: An office in the Department of Labor responsible for developing and establishing occupational safety and health standards.Healthy Worker Effect: Phenomenon of workers' usually exhibiting overall death rates lower than those of the general population due to the fact that the severely ill and disabled are ordinarily excluded from employment.Maximum Allowable Concentration: The maximum exposure to a biologically active physical or chemical agent that is allowed during an 8-hour period (a workday) in a population of workers, or during a 24-hour period in the general population, which does not appear to cause appreciable harm, whether immediate or delayed for any period, in the target population. (From Lewis Dictionary of Toxicology, 1st ed)Work Schedule Tolerance: Physiological or psychological effects of periods of work which may be fixed or flexible such as flexitime, work shifts, and rotating shifts.Work: Productive or purposeful activities.Hazardous Substances: Elements, compounds, mixtures, or solutions that are considered severely harmful to human health and the environment. They include substances that are toxic, corrosive, flammable, or explosive.Absenteeism: Chronic absence from work or other duty.Tobacco Smoke Pollution: Contamination of the air by tobacco smoke.Personnel, Hospital: The individuals employed by the hospital.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Gloves, Protective: Coverings for the hands, usually with separations for the fingers, made of various materials, for protection against infections, toxic substances, extremes of hot and cold, radiations, water immersion, etc. The gloves may be worn by patients, care givers, housewives, laboratory and industrial workers, police, etc.Construction Materials: Supplies used in building.Extraction and Processing Industry: The industry concerned with the removal of raw materials from the Earth's crust and with their conversion into refined products.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Bullying: Aggressive behavior intended to cause harm or distress. The behavior may be physical or verbal. There is typically an imbalance of power, strength, or status between the target and the aggressor.Women, Working: Women who are engaged in gainful activities usually outside the home.Dermatitis, Occupational: A recurrent contact dermatitis caused by substances found in the work place.Respiratory Protective Devices: Respirators to protect individuals from breathing air contaminated with harmful dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays, or vapors.Protective Clothing: Clothing designed to protect the individual against possible exposure to known hazards.Construction Industry: The aggregate business enterprise of building.RestaurantsProstitution: The practice of indulging in sexual relations for money.Workload: The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.Job Description: Statement of the position requirements, qualifications for the position, wage range, and any special conditions expected of the employee.Noise, Occupational: Noise present in occupational, industrial, and factory situations.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Personnel Management: Planning, organizing, and administering all activities related to personnel.Musculoskeletal Diseases: Diseases of the muscles and their associated ligaments and other connective tissue and of the bones and cartilage viewed collectively.Efficiency: Ratio of output to effort, or the ratio of effort produced to energy expended.Organizational Culture: Beliefs and values shared by all members of the organization. These shared values, which are subject to change, are reflected in the day to day management of the organization.Air Pollution, Indoor: The contamination of indoor air.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Food-Processing Industry: The productive enterprises concerned with food processing.Rubber: A high-molecular-weight polymeric elastomer derived from the milk juice (LATEX) of HEVEA brasiliensis and other trees and plants. It is a substance that can be stretched at room temperature to at least twice its original length and after releasing the stress, retract rapidly, and recover its original dimensions fully.JapanSmoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Labor Unions: Organizations comprising wage and salary workers in health-related fields for the purpose of improving their status and conditions. The concept includes labor union activities toward providing health services to members.Work Capacity Evaluation: Assessment of physiological capacities in relation to job requirements. It is usually done by measuring certain physiological (e.g., circulatory and respiratory) variables during a gradually increasing workload until specific limitations occur with respect to those variables.Transportation: The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.Manufactured Materials: Substances and materials manufactured for use in various technologies and industries and for domestic use.Safety Management: The development of systems to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences in an institutional setting. The concept includes prevention or reduction of adverse events or incidents involving employees, patients, or facilities. Examples include plans to reduce injuries from falls or plans for fire safety to promote a safe institutional environment.Isocyanates: Organic compounds that contain the -NCO radical.United StatesCarbon Monoxide: Carbon monoxide (CO). A poisonous colorless, odorless, tasteless gas. It combines with hemoglobin to form carboxyhemoglobin, which has no oxygen carrying capacity. The resultant oxygen deprivation causes headache, dizziness, decreased pulse and respiratory rates, unconsciousness, and death. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)PaintBenzene: Toxic, volatile, flammable liquid hydrocarbon byproduct of coal distillation. It is used as an industrial solvent in paints, varnishes, lacquer thinners, gasoline, etc. Benzene causes central nervous system damage acutely and bone marrow damage chronically and is carcinogenic. It was formerly used as parasiticide.Threshold Limit Values: Standards for limiting worker exposure to airborne contaminants. They are the maximum concentration in air at which it is believed that a particular substance will not produce adverse health effects with repeated daily exposure. It can be a time-weighted average (TLV-TWA), a short-term value (TLV-STEL), or an instantaneous value (TLV-Ceiling). They are expressed either as parts per million (ppm) or milligram per cubic meter (mg/m3).MiningPrevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Ventilation: Supplying a building or house, their rooms and corridors, with fresh air. The controlling of the environment thus may be in public or domestic sites and in medical or non-medical locales. (From Dorland, 28th ed)PrintingSalaries and Fringe Benefits: The remuneration paid or benefits granted to an employee.Computer Peripherals: Various units or machines that operate in combination or in conjunction with a computer but are not physically part of it. Peripheral devices typically display computer data, store data from the computer and return the data to the computer on demand, prepare data for human use, or acquire data from a source and convert it to a form usable by a computer. (Computer Dictionary, 4th ed.)Return to Work: Resumption of normal work routine following a hiatus or period of absence due to injury, disability, or other reasons.Housekeeping: The care and management of property.Ear Protective Devices: Personal devices for protection of the ears from loud or high intensity noise, water, or cold. These include earmuffs and earplugs.Violence: Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.Asbestos: Asbestos. Fibrous incombustible mineral composed of magnesium and calcium silicates with or without other elements. It is relatively inert chemically and used in thermal insulation and fireproofing. Inhalation of dust causes asbestosis and later lung and gastrointestinal neoplasms.Lifting: Moving or bringing something from a lower level to a higher one. The concept encompasses biomechanic stresses resulting from work done in transferring objects from one plane to another as well as the effects of varying techniques of patient handling and transfer.Pneumoconiosis: A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by inhalation of dust and by tissue reaction to their presence. These inorganic, organic, particulate, or vaporized matters usually are inhaled by workers in their occupational environment, leading to the various forms (ASBESTOSIS; BYSSINOSIS; and others). Similar air pollution can also have deleterious effects on the general population.Nursing Staff: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in an organized facility, institution, or agency.Computer Terminals: Input/output devices designed to receive data in an environment associated with the job to be performed, and capable of transmitting entries to, and obtaining output from, the system of which it is a part. (Computer Dictionary, 4th ed.)Transients and Migrants: People who frequently change their place of residence.Latex Hypersensitivity: Allergic reaction to products containing processed natural rubber latex such as rubber gloves, condoms, catheters, dental dams, balloons, and sporting equipment. Both T-cell mediated (HYPERSENSITIVITY, DELAYED) and IgE antibody-mediated (HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE) allergic responses are possible. Delayed hypersensitivity results from exposure to antioxidants present in the rubber; immediate hypersensitivity results from exposure to a latex protein.Wood: A product of hard secondary xylem composed of CELLULOSE, hemicellulose, and LIGNANS, that is under the bark of trees and shrubs. It is used in construction and as a source of CHARCOAL and many other products.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Rehabilitation, Vocational: Training of the mentally or physically disabled in work skills so they may be returned to regular employment utilizing these skills.Respiratory Tract DiseasesTanning: A process of preserving animal hides by chemical treatment (using vegetable tannins, metallic sulfates, and sulfurized phenol compounds, or syntans) to make them immune to bacterial attack, and subsequent treatments with fats and greases to make them pliable. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)Ants: Insects of the family Formicidae, very common and widespread, probably the most successful of all the insect groups. All ants are social insects, and most colonies contain three castes, queens, males, and workers. Their habits are often very elaborate and a great many studies have been made of ant behavior. Ants produce a number of secretions that function in offense, defense, and communication. (From Borror, et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p676)Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Bees: Insect members of the superfamily Apoidea, found almost everywhere, particularly on flowers. About 3500 species occur in North America. They differ from most WASPS in that their young are fed honey and pollen rather than animal food.HydrocarbonsMaintenance: The upkeep of property or equipment.Medical Laboratory Personnel: Health care professionals, technicians, and assistants staffing LABORATORIES in research or health care facilities.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Allied Health Personnel: Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Employee Grievances: Formal procedures whereby the employee expresses any dissatisfaction or feeling of injustice regarding the work situation.Protective Devices: Devices designed to provide personal protection against injury to individuals exposed to hazards in industry, sports, aviation, or daily activities.Substance Abuse Detection: Detection of drugs that have been abused, overused, or misused, including legal and illegal drugs. Urine screening is the usual method of detection.FinlandHealth Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Railroads: Permanent roads having a line of rails fixed to ties and laid to gage, usually on a leveled or graded ballasted roadbed and providing a track for freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock. Cars are designed to be drawn by locomotives or sometimes propelled by self-contained motors. (From Webster's 3d) The concept includes the organizational and administrative aspects of railroads as well.Respiration Disorders: Diseases of the respiratory system in general or unspecified or for a specific respiratory disease not available.Petroleum: Naturally occurring complex liquid hydrocarbons which, after distillation, yield combustible fuels, petrochemicals, and lubricants.Food Industry: The industry concerned with processing, preparing, preserving, distributing, and serving of foods and beverages.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Automobiles: A usually four-wheeled automotive vehicle designed for passenger transportation and commonly propelled by an internal-combustion engine using a volatile fuel. (Webster, 1973)Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Facility Design and Construction: Architecture, exterior and interior design, and construction of facilities other than hospitals, e.g., dental schools, medical schools, ambulatory care clinics, and specified units of health care facilities. The concept also includes architecture, design, and construction of specialized contained, controlled, or closed research environments including those of space labs and stations.Hearing Loss, Noise-Induced: Hearing loss due to exposure to explosive loud noise or chronic exposure to sound level greater than 85 dB. The hearing loss is often in the frequency range 4000-6000 hertz.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Occupational Health Nursing: The practice of nursing in the work environment.Interprofessional Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.Lead: A soft, grayish metal with poisonous salts; atomic number 82, atomic weight 207.19, symbol Pb. (Dorland, 28th)Asthma, Occupational: Asthma attacks caused, triggered, or exacerbated by OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE.Career Mobility: The upward or downward mobility in an occupation or the change from one occupation to another.Employee Performance Appraisal: The assessment of the functioning of an employee in relation to work.Employee Discipline: Regulations or conditions imposed on employees by management in order to correct or prevent behaviors which are counterproductive to the organization.Epidemiological Monitoring: Collection, analysis, and interpretation of data about the frequency, distribution, and consequences of disease or health conditions, for use in the planning, implementing, and evaluating public health programs.Styrene: A colorless, toxic liquid with a strong aromatic odor. It is used to make rubbers, polymers and copolymers, and polystyrene plastics.Nursing Staff, Hospital: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in a hospital.Asbestosis: A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of asbestos fibers which elicit potent inflammatory responses in the parenchyma of the lung. The disease is characterized by interstitial fibrosis of the lung, varying from scattered sites to extensive scarring of the alveolar interstitium.Solvents: Liquids that dissolve other substances (solutes), generally solids, without any change in chemical composition, as, water containing sugar. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Burnout, Professional: An excessive stress reaction to one's occupational or professional environment. It is manifested by feelings of emotional and physical exhaustion coupled with a sense of frustration and failure.Infectious Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional: The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from patients to health professionals or health care workers. It includes transmission via direct or indirect exposure to bacterial, fungal, parasitic, or viral agents.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Polycyclic Hydrocarbons, Aromatic: A major group of unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbons containing two or more rings. The vast number of compounds of this important group, derived chiefly from petroleum and coal tar, are rather highly reactive and chemically versatile. The name is due to the strong and not unpleasant odor characteristic of most substances of this nature. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed, p96)Collective Bargaining: The process of negotiation between representatives of an employee organization, association or union, and representatives of the employer.Flour: Ground up seed of WHEAT.Silicosis: A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of dust containing crystalline form of SILICON DIOXIDE, usually in the form of quartz. Amorphous silica is relatively nontoxic.Medical Staff: Professional medical personnel who provide care to patients in an organized facility, institution or agency.Interior Design and Furnishings: The planning of the furnishings and decorations of an architectural interior.Social Behavior: Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.Coke: A residue of coal, left after dry (destructive) distillation, used as a fuel.SwedenInservice Training: On the job training programs for personnel carried out within an institution or agency. It includes orientation programs.Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Civil Rights: Legal guarantee protecting the individual from attack on personal liberties, right to fair trial, right to vote, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. (from http://www.usccr.gov/ accessed 1/31/2003)Decontamination: The removal of contaminating material, such as radioactive materials, biological materials, or CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS, from a person or object.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Nurses: Professionals qualified by graduation from an accredited school of nursing and by passage of a national licensing examination to practice nursing. They provide services to patients requiring assistance in recovering or maintaining their physical or mental health.Sleep Disorders, Circadian Rhythm: Dyssomnias associated with disruption of the normal 24 hour sleep wake cycle secondary to travel (e.g., JET LAG SYNDROME), shift work, or other causes.Skin Absorption: Uptake of substances through the SKIN.TaiwanHealth Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Styrenes: Derivatives and polymers of styrene. They are used in the manufacturing of synthetic rubber, plastics, and resins. Some of the polymers form the skeletal structures for ion exchange resin beads.Beryllium: Beryllium. An element with the atomic symbol Be, atomic number 4, and atomic weight 9.01218. Short exposure to this element can lead to a type of poisoning known as BERYLLIOSIS.WeldingPesticides: Chemicals used to destroy pests of any sort. The concept includes fungicides (FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL); INSECTICIDES; RODENTICIDES; etc.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Great BritainChina: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.Unemployment: The state of not being engaged in a gainful occupation.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Berylliosis: A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhaled rare metal BERYLLIUM or its soluble salts which are used in a wide variety of industry including alloys, ceramics, radiographic equipment, and vacuum tubes. Berylliosis is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction in the upper airway leading to BRONCHIOLITIS; PULMONARY EDEMA; and pneumonia.Personnel Turnover: A change or shift in personnel due to reorganization, resignation, or discharge.Aviation: Design, development, manufacture, and operation of heavier-than-air AIRCRAFT.Vibration: A continuing periodic change in displacement with respect to a fixed reference. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Nurses' Aides: Allied health personnel who assist the professional nurse in routine duties.Security Measures: Regulations to assure protection of property and equipment.Safety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.Cumulative Trauma Disorders: Harmful and painful condition caused by overuse or overexertion of some part of the musculoskeletal system, often resulting from work-related physical activities. It is characterized by inflammation, pain, or dysfunction of the involved joints, bones, ligaments, and nerves.Health Facility Environment: Physical surroundings or conditions of a hospital or other health facility and influence of these factors on patients and staff.Steel: A tough, malleable, iron-based alloy containing up to, but no more than, two percent carbon and often other metals. It is used in medicine and dentistry in implants and instrumentation.Employer Health Costs: That portion of total HEALTH CARE COSTS borne by an individual's or group's employing organization.Hierarchy, Social: Social rank-order established by certain behavioral patterns.Aerosols: Colloids with a gaseous dispersing phase and either liquid (fog) or solid (smoke) dispersed phase; used in fumigation or in inhalation therapy; may contain propellant agents.Lead PoisoningSmoke-Free Policy: Prohibition against tobacco smoking in specific areas to control TOBACCO SMOKE POLLUTION.Cobalt: A trace element that is a component of vitamin B12. It has the atomic symbol Co, atomic number 27, and atomic weight 58.93. It is used in nuclear weapons, alloys, and pigments. Deficiency in animals leads to anemia; its excess in humans can lead to erythrocytosis.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.IndiaAsthenopia: Term generally used to describe complaints related to refractive error, ocular muscle imbalance, including pain or aching around the eyes, burning and itchiness of the eyelids, ocular fatigue, and headaches.Focus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Risk Management: The process of minimizing risk to an organization by developing systems to identify and analyze potential hazards to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences, and by attempting to handle events and incidents which do occur in such a manner that their effect and cost are minimized. Effective risk management has its greatest benefits in application to insurance in order to avert or minimize financial liability. (From Slee & Slee: Health care terms, 2d ed)Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Quartz: Quartz (SiO2). A glassy or crystalline form of silicon dioxide. Many colored varieties are semiprecious stones. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Psychology, Industrial: The branch of applied psychology concerned with the application of psychologic principles and methods to industrial problems including selection and training of workers, working conditions, etc.Asthma: A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Byssinosis: A condition of BRONCHOCONSTRICTION resulting from hypersensitive reaction to inhaled dust during the initial processing of cotton, flax, or hemp in the textile industry. Symptoms include wheezing and tightness in the chest.Respiratory Function Tests: Measurement of the various processes involved in the act of respiration: inspiration, expiration, oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange, lung volume and compliance, etc.Personnel Staffing and Scheduling: The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Organizational Innovation: Introduction of changes which are new to the organization and are created by management.
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National Employment Savings Trust
". "Workplace Pensions". .Gov.uk. "Auto-enrolment: 11 million workers to join company pension schemes". The Guardian. "One ... Some workers will be automatically enrolled into the pension plan and others can ask to join. The former is called 'automatic ... Due to its public service obligation, any UK employer can use NEST to meet its new workplace duties as set out in the Pensions ... Act 2008 established new duties which stated that employers need to provide their UK workers with access to a workplace pension ...
"Dealing with the evolving workplace". The Hindu Business Line. 2017-08-16. Retrieved 2017-08-24. "Sophie Wade on the Fast ... "The biggest problem faced by this generation of workers". "6 Ways You Can Improve Employee Satisfaction". 16 June 2017. " ... "Dealing with the evolving workplace". 16 August 2017. "Flexibility, Fairness, Trust, Empowerment Make Work Human". 27 July 2017 ...
Association of Graduate Recruiters
"Qulliq Energy faces 3rd ex-worker lawsuit". CBC. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 24 October 2012. "Qulliq Energy defends workplace ... while some other former workers accused the company for the violation of Inuit rights in the workplace. List of Canadian ... "Qulliq Energy accused of Inuit worker discrimination". CBC. 18 July 2011. Retrieved 24 October 2012. "Qulliq minister shocked ...
is a management research, training and consulting firm and the leading authority on generational issues in the workplace, ... Hira, Nadira A. (2007-05-15). "Attracting the twentysomething worker". Fortune. Retrieved 2010-07-16. TODAY. "3 key strategies ... continues to pursue three longitudinal workplace studies: The Great Generational Shift in the Workforce (since 1993): ... "Coping With the Co-Worker You Hate". ABC News.com. Retrieved 2010-07-16. ...
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Critical university studies
United Automobile Workers. "UAW Graduate Workers and Harvard Reach Historic Union Election Agreement." News release, October 18 ... "Critical University Studies: Workplace, Milestones, Crossroads, Respect, Truth." Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor 23 ( ... Columbia). The journal Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor, co-founded by Bousquet, stemmed from early efforts in the field ... Of this group, over half are adjunct or part-time workers, positions characterized by low wages and lack of job security. CUS ...
... and on the effects of outsourcing and offshoring on workers and worker rights. Kate Bronfenbrenner was born in Ithaca, New York ... the Facts" (PDF). Coalition for a Democratic Workplace. Kate Bronfenbrenner, 'We'll Close', The Multinational Monitor, March ... formed by the merger of Workers' Education Local 189, Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO, and the University and ... ISBN 0-8014-8712-9 Finale Report: The Effects of Plant Closing or Threat of Plant Closing on the Right of Workers to Organize. ...
Frees up workers to take on other roles. Provides higher level jobs in the development, deployment, maintenance and running of ... DH Autor, 'Why Are There Still So Many Jobs? The History and Future of Workplace Automation' (2015) 29(3) Journal of Economic ... Play media Automated waste collection trucks prevent the need for as many workers as well as easing the level of labor required ... Lights out manufacturing is when a production system is 100% or near to 100% automated (not hiring any workers). In order to ...
They also commented that employers need to consider the health of workers who are low risk along with those who have high-risk ... doi:10.1097/01.jom.0000052967.43131.51 Lofland, J. H., Pizzi, L., & Frick, K. D. (2004). A review of health-related workplace ... Furthermore, workers often had few other employment options, which often resulted in increased presenteeism. The ease with ... A 2012 study from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health showed that workers with access to paid sick leave ...
Paul F. O'Rourke
O'Rourke, Paul F. and Polakoff, Phillip L. (1995). Healthy Worker - Healthy Workplace: The Productivity Connection. DIANE ... "The Story of Wendy Goepel Brooks, Cesar Chavez, and La Huelga" (PDF). Farm Worker Movement. p. 3. Retrieved February 8, 2012. ... O'Rourke to withhold health services from strikers and union sympathizers among the farm worker ranks, but he did not comply. ... Shortly thereafter in 1962, he was appointed as Chief of Farm Worker Health Services for the California State Department of ...
Tova O'Brien (15 June 2015). "Talley's pays worker $6000 over unsafe workplace". 3 News. Fiona Rotherham (4 August 2015). " ... The workers were allowed back to work five months later in 2016 when the lock-out was ruled illegal. Talley's was ordered to ... "Meat worker gets over $10k compensation". Radio New Zealand. 13 June 2015. Charles Anderson (29 April 2015). "Talley's to pay $ ... Talley's has courted controversy for its approach to industrial relations and workplace safety, and has lobbied for curbs on ...
Civil Rights Act of 1964
United Automobile Workers v. Johnson Controls, Inc. (1991). Main article: United Automobile Workers v. Johnson Controls, ... Gregory, Raymond F. (2014). The Civil Rights Act and the Battle to End Workplace Discrimination. Lanham, MD: Rowman and ... On June 15, 2020, in Bostock v. Clayton County, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that Title VII protections against workplace ... "What You Should Know about EEOC and the Enforcement Protections for LGBT Workers". Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.. ...
Peter Saville (psychologist)
Saville, P. & Schmidt, G. (2008). The Brazilian Personality at the Work Place. Presented at the D&A Conference, São Paulo, ... The Practical Impact of Age Differences on Test Scores on Selecting Older Workers. Poster at the International Test Commission ... Saville, P., Small, C. (2013). Advances in Workplace Psychometrics. Invited address at the ERIAC HR Summit, Monterey, Mexico. ... Saville, P. (2006). Psychometrics in the Workplace. Presented at the Johnson Executive Search Conference, Sydney, Australia. ...
"Window on the Workplace 2003" was published the following year. As a result of that study, a partnership among industry, ... BRITE also offers short courses for incumbent biotechnology workers and potential industry employees. The facility also ... "Window on the Workplace" (PDF). ncbiotech.org. "2010 Batelle Report" (PDF). ncbiotech.org. "Economic Development". ncbioimpact. ... submitted a proposal to provide unique training to increase the number of workers to the Golden LEAF Foundation. Equipment and ...
"Innovative Workplace Safety Accommodations for Hearing-Impaired Workers". Berger, Elliott (2000). The Noise Manual, Fifth ... nonverbal), the ease of communication, and the noise exposure levels of the worker. Workers may want to wear their hearing aids ... Workers that have sustained a standard threshold shift are required by OSHA to wear HPD at a 85 dB TWA. There are special ... Workers with hearing loss face additional risk factors on the job site such as an inability to hear warning signals or alarms, ...
According to numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics that were cited by the report, two-thirds of American workers ... Dave Flessner (24 September 2013). "Study shows critical need for workplace disability insurance". Times Free Press. Retrieved ... Bill Poovey (16 January 2007). "Insurer UnumProvident shortening its name to Unum". Ann Carrns (1 May 2012). "Most Workers Lack ... In addition, the report found that, among other things, workers know little about disability insurance, despite expecting ...
Early 19th century workplace militancy manifested in the Luddite riots, when unemployed workers destroyed labour saving ... Worker Participation. SEEurope Network". Worker-Participation.eu. SEEurope Network. Retrieved 15 November 2017.. ... Unions may organize a particular section of skilled workers (craft unionism), a cross-section of workers from various trades ... An open shop does not require union membership in employing or keeping workers. Where a union is active, workers who do not ...
Unisex public toilet
Yellin, Eric S. Racism in the Nation's Service: Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson's America. University ... Many victims in the workplace were afraid to press charges for fear of losing work.:251-52, 287 ... On the federal level, the U.S. Department of Labor is in charge of workplace toilets, which means setting state guidelines ... Two statutes relevant to public toilets are Title VII (nondiscrimination in the workplace) and Title IX (nondiscrimination in ...
He became an outspoken critic of Henry Ford and allowed union organizers to use his pulpit to expound their message of workers ... The historian Ronald H. Stone thinks that Niebuhr never talked to the assembly line workers (many of his parishioners were ... and then initiated the engagement of what he considered the insecurity of Ford workers. Niebuhr had moved to the left and ... One supportive example has concerned his interest in the plight of auto workers in Detroit. This one interest among others can ...
Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
... retail workers, service workers, agricultural workers, and construction workers were still not required to be paid at least the ... It also specified that travel to and from the workplace was a normal incident of employment and should not be considered paid ... 1983 Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act. The Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act ... retail workers and services workers were not covered by minimum wage laws. ...
"Alberta takes steps to ban mandatory high heels in the workplace , National Post". National Post. 30 November 2018. Retrieved ... There have been repeated protests by women workers against such policies. Laws regarding dress codes that require women to wear ... Some researchers argue that high heels have even become part of the female workplace uniform, and operate in a much larger and ... It has been argued that high heels in the workplace should be subject to a health and safety assessment. ...
Occupational health psychology
Hashemi, L., & Webster, B.S. (1998). Non-fatal workplace violence workers' compensation claims (1993 1996). Journal of ... Workplace mistreatment. Main articles: Workplace aggression and Workplace violence. There are many forms of workplace ... Total Worker Health™. Main article: Total Worker Health. Because many companies have implemented worker safety and health ... Workplace bullying. Main article: Workplace bullying. Although definitions of workplace bullying vary, it involves a ...
Council communists support a workers' democracy, which they want to produce through a federation of workers' councils. ... It was to take advantage of the aura of workplace power that the word became used by Lenin for various political organs. Indeed ... Now collected in a book, Maurice Brinton, For Workers' Power.. *^ Benjamin Noys (ed). Communization and its Discontents: ... Brinton, Maurice (Goodway, David ed). For Workers' Power: the selected writings of Maurice Brinton. AK Press. 2004. ISBN 1- ...
Female health care workers may face specific types of workplace-related health conditions and stress. According to the World ... Female health workers are exposed to hazardous drugs and chemicals in the workplace which may cause adverse reproductive ... healthcare workers suffer ⅔ of nonfatal workplace violence incidents. Psychiatric units represent the highest proportion of ... Determining Priority Retention Packages to Attract and Retain Health Workers in Rural and Remote Areas in Uganda. Archived 2011 ...
अकुपेसनल् चिकित्सा - विकिपिडिया
... the prevention among workers of departures from health caused by their working conditions; the protection of workers in their ... The workplace can provide an ideal opportunity र environment to promote good health. The occupational physician must be able to ... The occupational health team must be aware of the work hazards, understand how to assess the risks in a particular workplace र ... The occupational physician is required to communicate with clinical colleagues responsible for the primary care of the workers ...
Early 19th century workplace militancy manifested in the Luddite riots, when unemployed workers destroyed labour saving ... Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). *International Workers' Association (IWA-AIT) and affiliates: *Confederación Nacional ... An open shop does not require union membership in employing or keeping workers. Where a union is active, workers who do not ... Worker Participation. SEEurope Network". Worker-Participation.eu. SEEurope Network. Retrieved 2017-11-15.. ...
The workers respond to the speed-up with a slowdown: they smile less broadly, with a quick release and no sparkle in the eyes, ... "CDC - Aircrew Safety and Health - Cosmic Ionizing Radiation - NIOSH Workplace Safety & Health Topics". www.cdc.gov. 2018-11-08 ... "TWU - Transport Workers Union (TWU) - Campaigns". www.twu.com.au. Retrieved 2019-04-05.. ... Cabin crew members are also regularly exposed to more UV radiation than the general population, which can make these workers ...
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
... education of workers and management about the risks, promoting smoking cessation, checking workers for early signs of COPD, use ... Intense and prolonged exposure to workplace dusts, chemicals, and fumes increases the risk of COPD in both smokers and ... Taylor, Jayne (2019). Bailliere's Dictionary E-Book: for Nurses and Health Care Workers. Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 128. ISBN ... A number of measures have been taken to reduce the likelihood that workers in at-risk industries-such as coal mining, ...
Acute inhalation injury
A new study that includes a thousand additional workers shows that the declines have persisted over time. Prior to 9/11, 3% of ... Lalić H, Djindjić-Pavicić M, Kukuljan M. (2009) Ammonia intoxication on workplace--case report and a review of literature. Coll ... A study of firefighters and EMS workers enrolled in the FDNY WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program, whose lung function ... Lung health consequences of reported accidental chlorine gas exposures among pulpmill workers. Am Rev Respir Dis. 143:74-9. [1 ...
Combustibility and flammability
If the worker's claim is denied, then they have the right to appeal. If the worker was fired for misconduct, then the employer ... this sometimes can include misconduct committed outside the workplace, such as a problematic social media post or committing a ... Generally, the worker must be unemployed through no fault of his/her own although workers often file for benefits they are not ... Workers who were temporary or were paid under the table are not eligible for unemployment insurance. If a worker quits without ...
List of countries with universal health care
... a social security insurance system for wage-earning workers. In 1961, coverage was expanded to include workers' dependents and ... medical services at the workplace, treatment for drug abuse and alcoholism, medical equipment and appliances, obstetrics and ... Private health insurance is only accessible to self-employed workers, and to high-income employees. The contributions for ... Initially the health insurance law of 1883 covered blue-collar workers in selected industries, craftspeople and other selected ...
Mold health issues
Molds are ubiquitous in the biosphere, and mold spores are a common component of household and workplace dust. The vast ... And third, they recommend planning remediation activities such as establishing containment and protection for workers and ... such as daily workplace exposure, can be particularly harmful. ... daily workplace exposure, can be particularly harmful. ...
The International Union of Sex Workers said that the "recommendations are flawed and would be extremely detrimental to workers ... Another issue raised by the dancers was their lack of labour rights in the workplace and the high overhead costs - house fees ( ... others contend that it is a misnomer to call a lap dancer a sex worker, because no sexual act is technically performed during a ... "make it his policy not to offer job subsidies for employing teenagers as auxiliary workers in adult entertainment ...
Controlled Substances Act
United States Department of Labor
7, 1916, provided benefits to workers who are injured or contract illnesses in the workplace. The act established an agency ... and the regulations that implement them cover many workplace activities for about 10 million employers and 125 million workers. ... which was transferred to the Labor Department in the 1940s and is today known as the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.[ ...
... of all workers became ill, and 2.5% were killed. A 30% sickness rate and a three-week length of illness would decrease the ... by for example closing schools and workplaces, will reduce transmission since people with influenza may just be moved from one ... health care workers, and people who have chronic illnesses such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, or are immuno-compromised ... "Influenza vaccination for healthcare workers who care for people aged 60 or older living in long-term care institutions". ...
University of Miami
See also: University of Miami 2006 custodial workers' strike. A group of citizens chartered the University of Miami in 1925 ... and workplace safety. After students began a hunger strike and on-campus vigil, the strike was settled on May 1, 2006. The ... On February 28, 2006, custodial workers at the University of Miami, who are contracted to the university by a Boston, ...
University of Turin
Asthma is another respiratory illness that many workers are vulnerable to. Workers may also be vulnerable to skin diseases, ... Workplace wellness programs are increasingly adopted by companies for their value in improving the health and well-being of ... Among the most common occupational diseases are various forms of pneumoconiosis, including silicosis and coal worker's ... which handles regulation and policy relating to worker safety and health. ...
Posttraumatic stress disorder
"NIOSH: Workplace Safety and Health. Medscape & NIOSH. Archived from the original on 16 March 2016.. ... However, disparities were found among the different types of recovery workers. The rate of probable PTSD for first ... Alcohol consumption was assessed in a cohort of World Trade Center workers using the cut-annoyed-guilty-eye (CAGE) ... Almost 50% of World Trade Center workers who self-identified as alcohol users reported drinking more during the rescue efforts. ...
Will Workplace Wellness Actually Make Workers Healthy?
Instead of making choices to improve the lives of workers, the programs are just trying to find things wrong with them. ... Will Workplace Wellness Actually Make Workers Healthy?. Not the way its currently being implemented, argue these authors. ... Clinically based workplace wellness was a bad idea whose time has come and gone. Employees who care about their dignity, ... Instead of making choices to improve the lives of workers, the programs are just trying to find things wrong with them. ...
Veterinary Workers and Workplaces | NIOSH | CDC
... of veterinary assistants and laboratory animal workers (BLS 2017, NAVTA 2016). ... Many veterinary medical workers are female, including 62% of veterinarians, 95% of veterinary technicians, and 84% ... Veterinary Workers and Workplaces. Veterinary medicine and animal care workers include:. *Veterinarians, veterinary ... Other information about these workers:. *Many veterinary medical workers are female, including 62% of veterinarians, 95% of ...
AARP Wins Workers' Civil Rights Workplace Wellness Case
EEOC rules for workplace wellness programs will no longer charge or penalize employees who decline to participate in wellness ... AARP Wins Victory for Workers Civil Rights. Judge orders relief from workplace wellness penalties. by David Frank, AARP, ... While workplace wellness programs are promoted as a way to stimulate healthy behavior, many employees do not want to share the ... Workplace wellness programs are promoted as a way to stimulate healthy behavior, but many people are uneasy sharing their ...
CDC - Health Care Workers - NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topic
Although it is possible to prevent or reduce healthcare worker exposure to these hazards, healthcare workers continue to ... Healthcare workers face a wide range of hazards on the job, including sharps injuries, harmful exposures to chemicals and ... Caring for Yourself While Caring for Othersexternal icon is a NIOSH promotional video for home health workers. It provides a ... It gives workplace and personal strategies to improve the healthcare professionals sleep, alertness, energy, and health when ...
Fast-food workers strike, alleging inadequate coronavirus protection in the workplace
Fast-food workers across the country protested the allegedly unsafe work conditions at major fast food chains amid complaints ... Fast-food workers strike, alleging inadequate coronavirus protection in the workplace originally appeared on abcnews.go.com ... Co-workers said Gomez was coughing, nauseated and "running to the restroom a lot" before going home sick on June 29, according ... The Burger King workers are asking local regulators to immediately close the location until a deep cleaning and safety plan has ...
AHA Forum: Healthy Workplace, Healthy Workers | Medpage Today
... and incentives improved workers cardiovascular health and workplace safety, investigators reported here. ... Explain to interested patients that a healthy workplace -- one that rewards and fosters wellness -- may contribute to workers ... and incentives improved workers cardiovascular health and workplace safety, investigators reported here. ... Absenteeism among workers with high blood pressure declined significantly (15.6% versus 25.8%, P. * Absenteeism among employees ...
'Workplace Essential Skills' Communicating with Co-Workers and Supervisors (TV Episode) -...
LexisNexis Top 25 Blogs for Workers' Compensation and Workplace Issues - 2010 Honorees
Compensation Law Community has selected its 2010 honorees for the Top 25 Blogs for Workers Compensation and Workplace Issues ... Author: LexisNexis Workers Comp Law Newsroom Staff LexisNexis Top 25 Blogs for Workers Compensation and Workplace Issues - ... LexisNexis Top Blogs for Workers Compensation and Workplace Issues - 2013 Honorees. *LexisNexis Top 25 Blogs for Workers ... Fultons passion for helping injured workers and their families. Perusing the posts about injured workers in Columbus Workers ...
Poor workplace nutrition hits workers' health and productivity, says new ILO report
Poor workplace nutrition hits workers health and productivity, says new .... Poor workplace nutrition hits workers health and ... This study reveals that these targets cannot be met only at the workplace, but that the workplace is in fact an essential place ... The ground-breaking study, the first to examine workplace eating habits worldwide, says better nutrition in the workplace can ... workers and an important topic for social dialogue between employers and workers, while the rights to safe drinking water and ...
Daehan Workers File Hazardous Workplace Lawsuit | Manufacturing.net
Employees of Daehan Solutions have filed suit accusing the Hyundai supplier of operating a hazardous workplace because of ... Daehan Workers File Hazardous Workplace Lawsuit. Employees of Daehan Solutions have filed suit accusing the Hyundai supplier of ... Auto Workers Pick Ford as Potential Strike Target. The union is looking for job security and commitments, including electric ... Amazons Worker Tracking Could Be Combating Unions. Tracking tools may help the company determine locations more likely to ...
Frontline Workers Still Point the Way Forward for the Digital Workplace
Tags digital workplace, enterprise collaboration, healthcare, intranet in digital workplace, intranets, james robertson, ... Mar 28 [Catapult Webinar] Front and Center: Engaging the Frontline Worker * Mar 28 CMSWire Tweet Jam Real-Time Collaboration # ... Frontline Worker Challenges Remain the Same. This year, weve returned to hospitals, working with another public health ... While their focus remains on patient care, its clear that they are also information workers. Their challenge is to keep up-to- ...
Workplace Violence: Is The Recession Inspiring Worker Rage? - AOL Finance
It was perhaps the least appropriate time to make a threat to a co-worker using a Batman reference. But in late July, Neil ... The average of two murders in the American workplace a day from worker-on-worker violence, and not accidents, has remained flat ... a phrase which was coined after a series of 40 workplace shootings by United States Postal Service workers, starting in 1983. ... So what do workers do if they think one their colleagues might pose a threat? "Its a misguided logic that HR is only for ...
replacing workers - Today's Workplace
The Workplace Fairness Attorney Directory features lawyers from across the United States who primarily represent workers in ... Voces de La Frontera, a low-wage workers center and immigrant rights group, has been organizing Palermos workers around ... Commercial Workers, to appear as an alternative to the Palermo Workers Union (the PWU is expected to affiliate with the USW). ... and strengthen workers rights.. More about Workplace Fairness ... Workplace Fairness. Menu *Your Workplace Rights. *Protect Your ...
The Workplace Fairness Attorney Directory features lawyers from across the United States who primarily represent workers in ... young workersLeave a Comment on Young Workers: Hit Hard, Hitting Back Young Workers: A Lost Decade. Posted on September 16, ... Posted in young workersTagged AFL-CIO, Labor Day, Seth D. Michaels, Taking Back Labor Day, young workersLeave a Comment on ... The union movements leaders are hoping that by engaging young workers and increasing its power in more workplaces, they can ...
Workplace habits that drive co-workers bonkers - Ragan Communications | Ragan Communications
Workplace habits that drive co-workers bonkers. Repeated tardiness, whining, shirking work and olfactory assaults-pungent foods ... Office workers find colleagues lateness to be the most annoying habit, a new study finds, although only a third are prepared ... Lateness, whining and eating smelly food are office workers most annoying habits. ...
Workplace | Workers Solidarity Movement
Workers Solidarity 115 May - June 2010 Edition of the Workers Solidarity freesheet. ... Workplace. warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /var/www/public/sites/all/modules/cck/content.module on line ... This is a series explaining the 9 Points of Unity of the Workers Solidarity Movement - an anarchist organisation active on the ... Turnips, hammers & the square - why workplace occupations have faded.. Date: Fri, 2014-10-24 14:40 ...
... will now enjoy and exercise their right to come together and make things better at their workplace with the Culinary Workers ... according to the workers labor union Unite Here. It also refers to what workers say is an expectation that hotel workers do ... its great to see workers stand up and join forces with the Culinary Workers Union. The Culinary Workers Union is Nevadas ... Workers at only one hotel are still on strike after five weeks. The union has settled 25 contracts that give workers year-round ...
Implementation of Physical Exercise at the Workplace (IRMA08) - Healthcare Workers - Tabular View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Implementation of Physical Exercise at the Workplace (IRMA08) - Healthcare Workers (IRMA). The safety and scientific validity ... Effect of workplace- versus home-based physical exercise on pain in healthcare workers: study protocol for a single blinded ... Implementation of Physical Exercise at the Workplace (IRMA08) - Healthcare Workers Official Title ICMJE Implementation of ... Physical exercise at the workplace prevents deterioration of work ability among healthcare workers: cluster randomized ...
Oregon Business - Workers exposed to high levels of toxins in the workplace
Employees face high concentrations of hazardous chemicals in the workplace. The danger to public health of industrial air ... Workers exposed to high levels of toxins in the workplace. *. June 9, 2016. ... To give an idea of how high the maximum concentrations of chemicals are set for workers, the limits can be compared with the ... Black Lives Matter: Improving Racial Justice In the Workplace. Employers will make employees valued, heard and more productive ...
Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Workplace Accidents
Joye law firms workers compensation lawyers can help if you are wondering what to do if you are hurt on the job in South ... Chronic Pain and Workers Compensation. Workers who suffer chronic pain as a result of conditions on the job or a workplace ... Workers Compensation Resources. let us arm you with the right tools. Featured: What Are The Costs & Fees Of My Workers Comp ... Workers Compensation in South Carolina. There were nearly 2.9 million workplace injuries and nearly 200,000 occupational ...
OSHA Investigation Finds Psychiatric Hospital Workers Remain Exposed to Serious Workplace Hazards | Occupational Safety and...
OSHA Investigation Finds Psychiatric Hospital Workers. Remain Exposed to Serious Workplace Hazards ... OSHA Investigation Finds Psychiatric Hospital Workers Remain Exposed to Serious Workplace Hazards ... despite previous citations and worker injuries - the risks for workers to suffer fatal injury or serious harm still existed. ... With approximately 130 workers, the Lowell Treatment Center is a 41-bed satellite facility of Westwood Lodge. The center is a ...
Workplace choir helps Leeds office workers hit the high notes - Yorkshire Evening Post
Workplace choir helps Leeds office workers hit the high notes. Sorry, were having problems with our video player at the moment ... "The spirit and sound of the Wellington Place Workplace Choir is amazing; you just cant beat singing with a fantastic bunch of ... Tim Halstead, a managing partner at Shulmans who sings in the Workplace Choir, said: "The choir has been a brilliant addition ... Run by professional musician and choir leader Nic Slack, the choir features workers from offices all around Leeds who perform ...
Workplace lighting for improving mood and alertness in daytime workers | Cochrane
Workplace lighting for improving mood and alertness in daytime workers. To assess the effectiveness and safety of lighting ... Interventions in the workplace to support breastfeeding for women in employment. *Do workplace pedometer interventions increase ... Workplace lighting for improving mood and alertness in daytime workers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 6. ... Travel plans in organisations (schools, tertiary education institutions and workplaces) for improving health ...
Fijian workers on Pacific Labour Scheme say they were fired over workplace injuries and faced deportation - ABC News
Fijian workers on Pacific Labour Scheme say they were fired over workplace injuries and faced deportation By social affairs ... A DFAT spokesperson said it took any claim involving workplace conditions for Pacific workers very seriously. ... It highlighted nine workers from Samoa paying a combined $1350 a week to rent a house that would normally rent for about $400 a ... If the workers have evidence that their injuries were sustained at work, we encourage them to provide this to the Pacific ...
Financial Security Begins At Work: MassMutual Study Finds Nearly Six In 10 Workers Feel More Secure Because Of Workplace...
Financial Security Begins At Work: MassMutual Study Finds Nearly Six In 10 Workers Feel More Secure Because Of Workplace ... Financial Security Begins At Work: MassMutual Study Finds Nearly Six In 10 Workers Feel More Secure Because Of Workplace ... When polled, many workers express interest in specific employee benefits. For example, 78 percent of survey respondents said ... More lower- and middle-income workers are likely to say that they wish their employer did more to help them set financial ...
Samsung worker's multiple sclerosis linked to workplace hazards: S Korean court | world news | Hindustan Times
... should not be held against the sickened worker. ... Samsung workers multiple sclerosis linked to workplace hazards ... She is the third Samsung worker to report multiple sclerosis and win in court but the first to win in the Supreme Court, ... Some workers or their families rejected what they called a unilateral, secretive deal and demanded that Samsung apologize ... The court urged the government agency to be true to its mission to protect workers suffering from grave diseases and lack of ...
Workers Deserve Equal Access to Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility - Center for American Progress
Paid leave and workplace flexibility. Every worker potentially needs access to paid leave or workplace flexibility at some ... Workers Deserve Equal Access to Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility. By Sarah Jane Glynn and Jane Farrell November 20, 2012, 3 ... Young workers make up only 7 percent of those with access to both paid leave and workplace flexibility but make up more than 15 ... Workers who lack any form of paid leave or workplace flexibility are predominantly those who are younger, less educated, and in ...
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Worker Protection -- their workplaces, their pensions, their wallets, and their rights. | Occupational Safety and Health...
That will result in safer workplaces -- and better-protected workers.. As OSHA has risen to meet our expanded responsibilities ... Our country now has the lowest occupational injury and illness rate on record -- 6.1 cases per 100 workers. This latest drop in ... As you know, President Bush recently released a package of legislative proposals that would give workers more choice, ... But the overall outlook remains unchanged: the Departments primary mission, in addition to workforce preparation is worker ...
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- And, indeed, study results showed workplace accidents down from 83 incidents in 2003 to 25 in 2006 with fewer resulting in lost time from work (20 incidents versus seven). (medpagetoday.com)
- The ground-breaking study, the first to examine workplace eating habits worldwide, says better nutrition in the workplace can raise national productivity rates, while workplace meal programs can prevent micronutrient deficiencies and chronic diseases, obesity with modest investments that can be repaid in reduction of sick days and accidents. (ilo.org)
- The average of two murders in the American workplace a day from worker-on-worker violence, and not accidents, has remained flat for roughly two decades, according to statistics provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (aol.com)
- To increase the awareness of the importance of safety, we will introduce a public health and safety campaign focused on preventing slips, trips and falls, overexertions and motor vehicle accidents (all of which make up about 60 percent of our injured worker claims each year). (norwalkreflector.com)
- Gallup research has found that the top 25 percent of teams - the best managed - versus the bottom 25 percent in any workplace - the worst manager - have nearly 50 percent fewer accidents and have 41 percent fewer quality defects," Clifton said. (joyelawfirm.com)
- The study demonstrates that dissatisfied workers cost companies more in healthcare expenses because of workplace accidents, Clifton said. (joyelawfirm.com)
- Statistics on accidents in the workplace (RIDDOR) are subject to considerable under-recording, particularly for the self-employed, for smaller businesses and, the evidence suggests, for migrant workers. (hse.gov.uk)
- When most people think about workplace injuries, construction accidents and industrial workplace accidents come to mind. (walnerlaw.com)
- We've all heard of major oil rig accidents through the years, the most recent one occurring just a few days ago in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana where 11 workers are still missing and 4 in critical condition. (injurylawcolorado.com)
- Of the 154 deaths last year, 44 were motor vehicle accidents, 47 were workplace accidents and 63 were from occupational diseases. (afl.org)
- The government data do not include all workplace injuries and deaths, such as agricultural accidents that don't fall under the Workers' Compensation Board jurisdiction. (afl.org)
- Based on the record of the Bureau of Working Conditions under DOLE, 52 fatal and 54 non-fatal workplace accidents were reported in 2014. (gov.ph)
- The number increased to 125 fatal and 69 non-fatal reported workplace accidents in 2015. (gov.ph)
- Meanwhile, as of October 2016, the bureau recorded a number of 22 fatal and 18 non-fatal workplace accidents. (gov.ph)
- PHOTO: People protest to demand increased safety measures from Burger King after employees said a fellow worker died amid the outbreak of the coronavirus in Los Angeles on July 10, 2020. (yahoo.com)
- Since March 2020, this measure has also included workers quarantined because of an exposure to a person who has COVID-19. (cdc.gov)
- Fast-food staffers across Illinois and California filed complaints with city officials, walked from their jobs and staged strikes against quick service giants McDonald's and Burger King on Wednesday, demanding better treatment and proper workplace protections from the raging pandemic. (yahoo.com)
- The Legislative Attack on American Wages and Labor Standards, 2011-2112 is a report by the Economic Policy Institute detailing numerous efforts to roll back worker protections, many of the efforts are sponsored by the American Legislative Exchange Council. (ucc.org)
- Ninety percent-or 60 million of the world's estimated 67 million domestic workers, some 80 percent of whom are women-labor without any basic social security protections, says a new International Labor Organization (ILO) report . (todaysworkplace.org)
- And here in the U.S., domestic workers-housekeepers, house cleaners, nannies, child and elder care providers among others-are not covered by many of the basic workplace protections that most employees take for granted. (todaysworkplace.org)
- Historically, most U.S. domestic workers have been excluded from labor protections granted other workers, explains Zylinska. (todaysworkplace.org)
- Both Bolaños and Zylinska are working with groups that are part of the National Domestic Workers Alliance for passage of an Illinois state law that would extend basic employment protections to domestic workers. (todaysworkplace.org)
- The filing of a workers' compensation claim alone, not the allowance of the claim, triggers statutory protections from discharge. (btlaw.com)
- The injured worker bill will give workers deserved protections they lack today due to gaps in current law. (workerscompensation.com)
- If you're a temporary worker, it's important to understand that you have the same rights, privileges and protections that full-time workers do. (willenslaw.com)
- AARP sued the EEOC in October 2016 on the grounds that EEOC's wellness rules were coercive, making workers pay much more for health insurance if they decided to protect private medical information. (aarp.org)
- As a result of the 2015 inspection, the employer and OSHA entered into a Formal Settlement Agreement on April 12, 2016, which outlined specific provisions of a workplace violence prevention program. (osha.gov)
- Lee's case was reported by The Associated Press in 2016 as one of several in which the government and Samsung denied workers key safety data needed to win state compensation. (hindustantimes.com)
- Menlo Park, Calif. - Annual family premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose an average of 3 percent to $18,142 this year, a modest increase at a time when workers' wages (2.5%) and inflation (1.1%) also grew modestly, according to the benchmark Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) 2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey released today. (kff.org)
- In 2016, 29 percent of all workers were in such plans, up from 20 percent in 2014, while a shrinking share of workers (48% in 2016, down from 58% in 2014) are enrolled in Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plans, which have higher-than-average premiums. (kff.org)
- In 2016, 83 percent of covered workers face a deductible for single coverage, which averages $1,478. (kff.org)
- Ohio's rate for calendar year 2016 was 2.7 injuries per 100 workers, compared to the national average of 3.2. (norwalkreflector.com)
- The new safety order, which the California Office of Administrative Law approved on December 8, 2016, will require healthcare providers to develop workplace violence prevention plans, institute training programs, and keep records on certain incidents of workplace violence. (mondaq.com)
- The composite duration index, a measure of how long workers are off the job due to injury, is at 115 days at the end of the third quarter, up from 110 at the end of 2016. (wcb.ns.ca)
- In this cross-sectional study, data were obtained from 5 factories in Babol, Northern Iran, in 2016, where 280 workers responded to a survey on social capital at work and psychosocial distress. (biomedcentral.com)
- Nationally, U.S. domestic workers are covered by Social Security but not by the Occupational Health and Safety Act. (todaysworkplace.org)
- According to a study conducted by the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, five of the top ten employers with the highest number of workplace amputation injuries were temp agencies. (willenslaw.com)
- Background: Workplace violence is a serious occupational health problem. (who.int)
- Workplace violence is a serious occupational health problem. (who.int)
- The psychosocial environment of the workplace has received less attention in terms of occupational health. (biomedcentral.com)
- The Burger King workers are asking local regulators to immediately close the location until a deep cleaning and safety plan has been implemented. (yahoo.com)
- Explain to interested patients that a healthy workplace -- one that rewards and fosters wellness -- may contribute to workers' health and on-the-job safety. (medpagetoday.com)
- WASHINGTON, May 10 -- An employee health program incorporating a fitness center, health education, and incentives improved workers' cardiovascular health and workplace safety, investigators reported here. (medpagetoday.com)
- Poor meal programs and poor nutrition underlie so many workplace issues: morale, safety, productivity, and the long-term health of the workers and nations. (ilo.org)
- Safety on the Job is critical for all workers. (ucc.org)
- To assess the effectiveness and safety of lighting interventions to improve alertness and mood in daytime workers. (cochrane.org)
- The ruling is a blow to Samsung Electronics and to two government agencies, the Korea Workers' Compensation and Welfare Service and the Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency. (hindustantimes.com)
- Ontario's health and safety system is asking workplace representatives to complete an ergonomics survey designed to help identify musculoskeletal disorder prevention needs. (whsc.on.ca)
- Workers Health & Safety Centre helped draft the survey as a member of an ergonomics advisory committee which includes representatives from all the system partners and is chaired by the Ministry of Labour's provincial ergonomist. (whsc.on.ca)
- The problem is typical of so-called "sick building" ailments experienced by growing numbers of office workers who appear to develop chemical sensitivities, said David LeGrande, national safety and health director for the Communications Workers union. (baltimoresun.com)
- WHEREAS, it has been 20 years since the Occupational Safety and Health Administration first issued voluntary guidelines to encourage healthcare and social assistance employers to develop comprehensive workplace violence prevention programs. (aft.org)
- Lack of security measures, lack of an emergency evacuation plan and other critical safety lapses can permit an act of workplace violence to occur or can otherwise make matters much worse. (jeffreysglassman.com)
- A dangerous substance is any solid, liquid or gas that has the potential to cause damage to the safety or health of workers. (europa.eu)
- There is much untapped potential to leverage other movements that are big, proactive, diverse in audience and stakeholders, future-thinking, and innovative to advance worker safety and health. (elcosh.org)
- Employers are only truly sustainable when they ensure the safety, health, and welfare of their workers. (elcosh.org)
- Our mission is to promote, protect and improve the safety and health of working people by conducting actionable research that is valued by employers, workers and policy-makers. (iwh.on.ca)
- Healthcare worker (HCW) safety and well-being are cornerstones of safe, effective patient care. (bmj.com)
- A study released last week by the National Association of Social Workers found that 55 percent of 5,000 licensed social workers surveyed said they faced safety issues on the job. (blogspot.com)
- Currently, social workers in Texas receive a half day of safety training, and the issue frequently comes up in a 12-week course, said a spokesman, Chris Van Deusen. (blogspot.com)
- The law also required safety training for workers who make home visits. (blogspot.com)
- The death of a Kansas mental health social worker prompted Representative Dennis Moore, Democrat of Kansas, to introduce a resolution last fall that would encourage state and local agencies to improve the safety of social workers. (blogspot.com)
- Being as workplace violence is a serious workplace safety problem across the United States, and there are feasible ways to prevent attacks, maybe a federal government agency responsible for workplace safety should issue an enforceable standard. (blogspot.com)
- An investigation into the incident by Workplace Health and Safety is ongoing. (afl.org)
- Alberta Federation Labour President Gil McGowan said the "government is try to reassure us that we're moving in the right direction with workplace health and safety, when nothing could be further from the truth. (afl.org)
- McGowan said employers are running their operations past their capacity and cutting corners on workplace safety. (afl.org)
- In 2006, McGowan said B.C. launched 74 prosecutions for workplace health and safety violations. (afl.org)
- Encouragement to report violent incidents and raising awareness among HCWs about violence reporting systems are important strategies to improve workplace safety. (who.int)
- Workplace violence has negative consequences on safety and workplace activities of HCWs (2). (who.int)
- Agency legislated by the Ontario government that is responsible for administering the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. (cioc.ca)
- Workers compensation system for the employers and workers of Ontario * administers no-fault workplace insurance and provides disability benefits * promotes workplace health and safety. (cioc.ca)
- I sincerely believe that we've said 'yes' to this measure not because this day, Valentine's Day, is meant for love but certainly because we understand the importance of health and safety in our workplaces," Villanueva said in his speech. (gov.ph)
- The increasing use of robots in performing tasks alongside or together with human co-workers raises novel occupational safety and health issues. (cdc.gov)
- From the most basic to the most specialized needs, 3M offers the health and safety protection you and your workers need most, so everyone can perform at their best. (3m.com)
- To investigate the effectiveness of workplace interventions to increase standing or walking for preventing the development or recurrence of musculoskeletal symptoms in sedentary workers. (cochrane.org)
- Further research is needed to develop interventions that mitigate the negative impact of workplace violence. (bmj.com)
- Future high-quality RCTs of onsite workplace HEPA programmes should be designed around productivity outcomes, target at-risk groups and investigate interventions of sufficient intensity. (bmj.com)
- Within the framework of the EU-CHAFEA ProHealth65+ project, this paper aims to systematically review the literature on WHP interventions specifically targeted to older workers (OWs). (biomedcentral.com)
- There is a need for future WHP programs to be well-designed so that the effectiveness and cost-benefit of workplace interventions can be properly investigated. (biomedcentral.com)
- Assessment of relationships of case managers, employers and workers relative to impacts on claim duration and RTW outcomes. (wcb.mb.ca)
- Although age is associated with increased life satisfaction and decreased perceptions of discrimination for workers with adult disability onset, age is unrelated to these outcomes for workers with childhood disability onset. (ed.gov)
- A number of studies have shown that women are more likely than men to experience workplace incivility and its associated negative outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
- Indeed, in the same week that Prescott was arrested, there were two other incidents of workplace shootings or threatened violence. (aol.com)
- WHEREAS, AFT Nurses and Health Professionals members frequently describe impediments to reporting incidents of workplace violence internally or to the police. (aft.org)
- Transportation incidents - A significant number of factory worker injuries are attributed to transportation incidents, including those that occur on forklifts. (lawyernc.com)
- Lack of encouragement to report incidents and Saudi nationality were the only significant variables associated with workplace violence. (who.int)
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- Conclusion Among Brazilian workers, the prevalence of hypertension is associated with individual risk factors, lack of a canteen at the workplace, small companies and higher economic inequalities of cities. (bmj.com)
- Aims: To estimate the prevalence and possible associated factors of workplace violence among HCWs in emergency departments (EDs) of public hospitals in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. (who.int)
- In another large study conducted between October 2012 and July 2013 at primary healthcare centres in Belgrade, Serbia, the prevalence of workplace violence was 52.6% among 1757 HCWs (8). (who.int)
- After controlling for each individual's characteristics, the prevalence ratio of psychological distress was 2.11 (95% CI: 1.43-3.17) times higher among workers with low individual social capital, and low aggregated workplace social capital was associated with 2.64 (95% CI: 1.28-5.45) times higher odds of psychological distress. (biomedcentral.com)
- Research has shown the detrimental effects of workplace bullying but very little is known about the humanistic and productivity cost in victims with chronic illnesses. (hindawi.com)
- The adjusted marginal overall productivity cost of workplace bullying ranged from 13.9% to 17.4%, corresponding to Italian Purchase Power Parity (PPP) 2010 US$ 4182-5236 yearly. (hindawi.com)
- Our findings demonstrate that the burden on workers' quality of life and productivity associated with workplace bullying is substantial. (hindawi.com)
- Most U.S. workers are either obese or suffering from at least one chronic condition, which costs employers $153 billion in lost productivity, says a new Gallup-Healthways survey. (blr.com)
- The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of onsite workplace health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA) programmes on worker productivity. (bmj.com)
- A search for controlled trials or randomised controlled trials (RCTs) that investigated the effects of onsite workplace HEPA programmes on productivity levels of working adults was performed. (bmj.com)
- There appears to be inconsistent evidence of the impact of onsite workplace HEPA programmes on worker productivity. (bmj.com)
- A high-quality study of an onsite combination (aerobic, strengthening and flexibility) HEPA regime and a moderate-quality study of a Tai Chi programme improved worker productivity measured with questionnaires in female laundry workers and older female nurses, respectively. (bmj.com)
- There is inconsistent evidence that onsite workplace HEPA programmes improve self-reported worker productivity. (bmj.com)
- High attendance with improved recording is needed to achieve significant results in augmenting worker productivity. (bmj.com)
- Meanwhile, MassMutual is launching a marketing campaign for insurance brokers, including direct mail, email, video and advertising, to promote the value of critical illness and accident insurance to help protect workers' personal finances from unexpected financial emergencies, Shuman said. (prnewswire.com)
- MassMutual offers critical illness, accident, disability and life insurance at the workplace. (prnewswire.com)
- CONCLUSIONS: The proportion of injured workers with musculoskeletal conditions experiencing mental illness is high, yet the proportion receiving mental health services is low. (iwh.on.ca)
- Kiai, a Kenyan lawyer and human rights activist, spent more than two weeks in several U.S. cities researching workers' rights. (todaysworkplace.org)
- If your loved one was killed in a workplace accident, it is best to reach out to a qualified lawyer to discuss your rights and determine what legal options you may have. (perecman.com)
- Many family members of workers who were killed on the job do not realize that they can pursue wrongful death benefits until they speak with a lawyer. (reichandbinstock.com)
- Contact your Vorys lawyer if you have questions about workers' compensation retaliation or the Ohio Workers' Compensation Act. (vorys.com)
- The American Diabetes Association offers suggestions for workplace activities geared to prevention. (workerscompinsider.com)
- The Guideline, developed by the system partners 10 years ago, sets out a prevention framework for workers and employers wanting to take action on MSD prevention. (whsc.on.ca)
- Several theories are proposed to help public health professionals, community health workers, legal advocates, and health providers intervene at the prevention, research, and policy levels to reduce the risk of sexual harassment in the agriculture industry. (washington.edu)
- He also runs a private consultancy, counseling a roster of clients that includes 40 Fortune 500 companies, and says that for his clients, threats of violence in the workplace are up 28 percent this year alone. (aol.com)
- Some 17 percent of young European workers are in the informal sector, compared with 7 percent for prime age workers. (workplacefairness.org)
- An overwhelming majority, 99.6 percent of workers, approved the deal. (todaysworkplace.org)
- Unfortunately this does not appear to be the case, since 36.1 percent of all U.S. workers lack access to any form of paid leave-including 42.9 percent without a single paid sick day and 39.2 percent without any paid vacation-and 44.2 percent do not have access to any form of workplace flexibility. (americanprogress.org)
- Some workers are lucky enough to be able to choose between these two options-34.7 percent of workers have access to at least some form of paid leave and some form of workplace flexibility. (americanprogress.org)
- According to the report, 60 percent of domestic workers in Italy are outside the country's social security system, as are 30 percent of domestic workers in France and Spain. (todaysworkplace.org)
- The data showed that only about 14 percent of workers were of normal weight and did not suffer from chronic health conditions. (blr.com)
- About 70 percent of workplace homicides involve robbers or other assailants. (jeffreysglassman.com)
- Shootings account for 80 percent of workplace homicides. (jeffreysglassman.com)
- A survey in 2002 of 800 workers found 19 percent had been victims of violence and 63 percent had been threatened. (blogspot.com)
- Asked to rate the U.S. health care system, a majority of workers describe it as poor (21 percent) or fair (34 percent). (ebri.org)
- While 46 percent of workers indicate they are extremely or very confident about their ability to get the treatments they need today, only 28 percent are confident about their ability to get needed treatments during the next 10 years, and just 19 percent are confident about this once they are eligible for Medicare. (ebri.org)
- At the end of one year, 30 percent of the survey respondents reported that they had been injured at the workplace and almost 25 percent reported at least one employment change by the time the survey concluded. (hoffmannworkcomp.com)
- Roughly 14 percent of American workers, or 21 million people, described themselves as independent contractors or working in contingent or temporary assignments, as on-call or temporary-help staff or in other alternative-employment arrangements, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said in a survey released in June. (usatoday.com)
- The utility did a three-year follow-up study of its 2,100 workers to quantify the accruing health benefits, using screening data from Health Risk Assessments and absenteeism data from the Wellness Inventory Survey. (medpagetoday.com)
- While the study looked only at one company program, Dr. Clark suggested that similar results could be expected for other workplace health initiatives. (medpagetoday.com)
- Office workers find colleagues' lateness to be the most annoying habit, a new study finds, although only a third are prepared to do anything about it. (ragan.com)
- Frontline health workers-including nursing assistants, paramedics and pharmacy technicians-who received a combination of benefits and support from their employers had higher job satisfaction, a new study found. (cfah.org)
- Executives and senior management traditionally have paid less attention to the job satisfaction of these types of workers because they are thought to be easily replaceable and require a lower level of education, note the study authors. (cfah.org)
- With a burgeoning obese population in the U.S., the study has important implications for employers, as they are faced with increasing costs to insure full-time workers. (duke.edu)
- Therefore, the aim of this study was to identify worker needs and preferences regarding the use of sensor technology applications in the workplace. (springer.com)
- The purpose of this study was to identify the risks, protective factors, and health consequences of workplace sexual harassment by eliciting the perspectives of women agricultural workers. (washington.edu)
- METHODS: A longitudinal cohort study was conducted with a random sample of 615 workers' compensation claimants followed over three survey waves between June 2014 and July 2015. (iwh.on.ca)
- Three novel themes emerged from the data related to the objectives of this study: (1) variability in primary cognitive appraisals of workplace violence, (2) variability in secondary cognitive appraisals of workplace violence and (3) reported use of both avoidant and approach coping mechanisms. (bmj.com)
- Prospective study of healthcare workplace violence across multiple different healthcare professionals. (bmj.com)
- SS was the principal investigator for the England bar workers study, project manager for the Scotland bar workers study and was involved in the development of the concept for this paper. (springermedizin.de)
- KG collaborated on both the Scottish and English bar workers study, while MVT collaborated on the English bar workers study. (springermedizin.de)
- JA was the principal investigator for the Scotland bar workers study and involved in the design of the BHETSE study. (springermedizin.de)
- A recent study conducted by Harvard University has shown that injured workers are more likely to lose employment than those who are never injured at the workplace. (hoffmannworkcomp.com)
- The study involved 1,331 nursing home workers who worked in nursing facilities over an 18-month period. (hoffmannworkcomp.com)
- Therefore, a cross-sectional study was conducted to evaluate the workplace social capital in five factories in Iran. (biomedcentral.com)
- The project aims to create a new document that gives clearer guidance to a range of workplaces-in different sectors and of different sizes-about the tools that can be used to identify and assess MSD risk factors. (whsc.on.ca)
- The survey results suggest links between specific job sectors and the level of engagement in workplace-wellness initiatives, or steps taken towards a heart-healthy lifestyle," said Dr. Kathryn Taubert, senior science officer for the World Heart Federation. (ohsonline.com)
- Despite the existing legislation, reports suggest that dangerous substances are present in 38% of workplaces across the EU - with the percentage reaching almost two-thirds in certain sectors. (europa.eu)
- The agriculture, manufacturing, and construction sectors are those identified where workers can be particularly at risk. (europa.eu)
- At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., our New York City workers' compensation attorneys have spent 150 years collectively fighting for workers' and their families. (perecman.com)
- The experienced team of attorneys at Schmidt Kramer can evaluate your claim from the perspective of workers' compensation or liability based upon negligence. (schmidtkramer.com)
- To date few studies have investigated whether legislation for smoke-free workplaces protects the health of workers. (bmj.com)
- If reporting bias was demonstrated and it was shown that those who were more positive towards the legislation experienced a greater improvement in self-reported symptoms post-implementation, then the validity of such studies to demonstrate acute improvements in workers' health is weakened. (springermedizin.de)
- Will Workplace Wellness Actually Make Workers Healthy? (fastcompany.com)
- Over the last decade-and especially since the enshrinement of wellness in the Affordable Care Act-American workers have found themselves subjected in ever-increasing numbers to workplace wellness programs. (fastcompany.com)
- Workplace wellness programs are promoted as a way to stimulate healthy behavior, but many people are uneasy sharing their highly personal information. (aarp.org)
- Under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, inquiries and exams that are part of workplace wellness programs must be voluntary. (aarp.org)
- An overwhelming amount of research shows us that a healthy lifestyle leads to wellness in virtually every facet of our lives, including the workplace. (norwalkreflector.com)
- BWC's new wellness program will offer Ohio workers in small businesses a variety of services. (norwalkreflector.com)
- Comprehensive workers' compensation policies provide families with specific death benefits in the event of a fatal accident. (perecman.com)
- Nearly half of all fatal injuries connected with oil/gas drilling were attributed to motor vehicle crashes and workers being struck by machinery and equipment…other causes of fatality include explosions, fire, chemical burns and falls. (injurylawcolorado.com)
- Falls from height are the single most common cause of fatal workplace injuries, as well as being the cause of many serious injuries. (workplaceclaim.co.uk)
- Although those statistics are eye-opening, the problem of substance abuse is particularly distressing within the context of workers' compensation because several studies have shown that a disproportionately large percentage (approaching 50%) of workers' compensation claims are related to the use of alcohol or illegal drugs in the workplace. (midwesterninsurance.com)
- Third, workplace sexual harassment leads to psychological, relational, and familial distress in women agricultural workers. (washington.edu)
- With the rise of the #MeToo movement, companies have been forced to re-examine how they litigate and settle allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace. (mondaq.com)