Essays Tagged: "Occupational Health & Safety"

Human Factors & ergonomics- effects of night work and shift work

ght/shift work leads in many cases to gastro-intestinal and digestive problems (Canadian health and occupational safety board, 1998). The most common short-term ailment is a stomach or gastro-intestin ... dietary habits, smoke more heavily andparticipate in fewer leisure activities. (Canadian Health and Occupational Safety Board, 1998).Hawkins points out that night work causes disturbances of sleep, bo ...

(17 pages) 235 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Australian Business Employment Relations Law : Directed at Business Migrants (report style format) appendices and bib. included

accustomed to. This package covers the key areas of the Employment Relations Legislation which are:Occupational Health and SafetyWorkers CompensationAnti DiscriminationEqual Employment Opportunities ... a's Employment Relations Legislation and will be well on your way to building a successful business.Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S)The Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 is aimed at pro ...

(17 pages) 137 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Radio interview oral piece. Economics Title: Workplace Safety

heart and have a genuine concern for their own safety and the safety of their co-workers." Says PDC occupational health and safety coordinator, Mrs. Barrett.Mr Bloggs says in relation to this: "A succ ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

By Motivating people highest degree of involvement & safety can be achieved. How is it possible in an industry? How is it achieved?

proper communication of policies, procedure and objectives. Inadequate communication of safety and health data.Communication Gap Between The Various Departments - All the departments are not co-opera ...

(6 pages) 56 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Inspections have a purpose. These attain more importance when related to safety of human life, and productivity of a unit. Discuss

spections focuses on these changes and help identify and solve problems.· Safety and health legislations required organizations to provide employees with a reasonable safe and healthy p ...

(4 pages) 33 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Personal Protective Equipment.

s to the eyes. There are several different types of eye protection, some of which include; goggles, safety glasses, face shields and helmets. For those people who wear glasses, they are able to get pr ... wear glasses, they are able to get prescription safety eyewear so they can see well and still have safety to their eyes. Since there are different potential dangers to a person's eyes, such as chemic ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Problem Analysis and Decision-Making Technique.

the alternative solutions is the helping hand provided by organizations like National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Alt ... orkers, or state/federal agencies. NIOSH also offers grants and cooperative agreements and supports occupational safety and health training programs. Under the NIOSH Prevention, Surveillance, and Trai ...

(4 pages) 163 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Law & Justice.

rding State instrumentations such as the Police and those given investigative powers under law (eg. Occupational Health & Safety investigators).To ensure that the rule of law is applied consistent ...

(11 pages) 101 1 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Reporting Of Injuries, Diseases And Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)

ember of the public, which involves death or being taken to hospital, then the employer must notify health and safety Executive (HSE) without delay. A completed accident form must follow this within 1 ... circuit or overload causing fire or explosion-Accidental release of any substance which may damage health.The employer must keep a record of the event, which must include the date and method of repor ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Management of Workplace, Health & Safety. Risk Management System

.References:Article on Risk Management, viewed on 9th May 2006,Bohle. P, Quinlan. M, 2000, Managing Occupational Health and Safety, a multidisciplinary approach, Malaysia, 2nd Ed.Boylston. R, 1990, Ma ...

(10 pages) 348 0 4.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Global Financing and Exchange Rates

s that occurred every year inspired congress to enact a new law to protect America's workforce. The Occupational Safety and Health Act or the (OSH) act of 1970 is the most comprehensive U.S. law regar ... 1970 is the most comprehensive U.S. law regarding worker safety. Under the Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for inspecting employers, applyi ...

(5 pages) 114 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

This paper gives an opinion on injuries in the workplace due to computers

ave that choice as Americans. What I do think needs to improve is the employer providing sufficient healthcare for employees in case issues such as this would arise. Employers are ethically responsibl ...

(1 pages) 382 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Human resource function

enefits, employee services, employee and community relations, personnel records, strategy planning, health and safety. The role of HR has changes and enveloped over time. It began as a purely administ ... skills and experience to meet the challenges of a global market.To work efficiently, the Workplace Health and Safety Act requires cooperation from both employers and employees to ensure that the work ...

(10 pages) 323 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Employee Safety

Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)Over the years, many states as well as the Federal governme ... l battle to enact government regulation of workplace hazards was marked by the signing into law the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) in December 29, 1970.The Occupational Safety and Health Ac ... ikely to cause death or serious physical harm to its employees. Each employer shall comply with the occupational safety and health standards promulgated under this act." (www.osha.gov).Highly publiciz ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.7 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Risk Assessment

zard. We will look upon each strategy later when discussing the hierarchy of control.Maintenance of Occupational Health and Safety measures should be an important part of the implementation process . ... rking lot project should spell the maintenance requirements ensure the ongoing effectiveness of the Occupational Health and Safety measures.The facility should be encouraged to participate and contrib ...

(8 pages) 89 1 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Problem Solution: InterClean, Inc.

organizational communication, training and development, emotional intelligence, job withdrawal and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) as identified collectively by Team A. The follo ... ting the organizational goals and building a strong partnership in the communities, they serve. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) The Occupational Safety and Health Administrati ...

(21 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Problem Solution: InterClean, Inc.

organizational communication, training and development, emotional intelligence, job withdrawal and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) as identified collectively by Team A. The follo ... ting the organizational goals and building a strong partnership in the communities, they serve. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) The Occupational Safety and Health Administrati ...

(22 pages) 85 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Ethics within the Meat Packing Industry, comparison of utilitarian and deontological perspectives

injuries to authorities. A Nebraska beef worker put it best when he stated "they love you if you're healthy and work like a dog, but if you get hurt you are trash. They will look for a way to get rid ... rection. Adoption of these recommendations would result in large-scale changes to industry workers' health and safety regulations and workers' compensation practices.The meatpacking and poultry indust ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

"Occupational Safety and Hazards: Costs and benefits"

s the legal requirements, social needs, cost benefits and overall effectiveness of implementing the Occupational Safety & Health Mentorship programme , and its after-effects in terms of the cost e ... e purpose of a comprehensive analysis, we have selected Maybank for its pioneer role in the area of occupational safety and health (OSH) in organizations for this report.It is also pertinent to mentio ...

(19 pages) 62 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

InterClean_HRM531_Week3

. Retrieved March 6, 2010, fromhttp://www.goinggreen.com/United States Department of Labor, (1996). Occupational Safety & Health Administration- HAZCOM standards. Retrieved March 6, 2010, fromhttp ...

(6 pages) 38 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers