Essays Tagged: "Occupational Health and Safety"

"Workers at Risk" by Dorothy Nelkin and Michael S. Brown. Speaks of the lack of information regarding unsafety in the work environment

er of 'working class' people. The authors enticed workers to discuss their major concerns regarding occupational health and safety. Almost all the interviewed workers had some complaints regarding the ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Impact of SARS on HR Policy plan

but also for the corporate world.In Ontario, the hardest-hit jurisdiction in Canada, the province's Occupational Health and Safety Act states that every employee has the right to work in a safe and he ...

(3 pages) 44 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

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

Bullying in the Workplace

MGMT321:OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETYSPRING SESSION 2004REPORT: BULLYING IN THE WORKPLACEWith a focus on mi ... s company could be losing $2.4 million to bullying every year. (Sexton: 2003: 52)The Commission for Occupational Safety and Health defines workplace bullying as"repeated inappropriate behaviour, direc ... tion in Australia, however it can fall within the scope of industrial relations, equal opportunity, occupational health and safety and workers compensation legislation. Under common law, an employers ...

(14 pages) 309 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Uniformity of OHS Laws: Good Luck Or Good Management?

INTRODUCTION.The economic cost of poor performance of occupational health and safety in Australia is enormous. The cost is estimated to be about $31 billi ... ion a year. And the cost of pain and suffering of injured workers is immeasurable. Because of this, occupational health and safety legislations (OHS legislations) are very important in more ways than ... r cheaper or more cost-efficient solutions.However, in the 1980s a new legislation with the phrase "occupational health and safety" in the title replaced the traditional approaches, which had governed ...

(8 pages) 51 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The importance of preserving a crime/incident scene cannot be understated. Describe and explain the critical steps required by the first attending officer at the crime/incident scene.

fied.On arrival at the scene, the first officer has to assess the scene. This includes, looking for occupational health and safety hazards, seeking persons of interest at the scene, appraising the siz ...

(7 pages) 105 1 4.6 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Human Resource Management is all about people. If you like to talk to people then a job in Human Resources is for you.

ping good staff and attracting others. Some of the services provided include: vacation, schemes for occupational sick pay, provision of catering facilities, and care for the welfare aspects of Occupat ... &S) legislation and provision of first-aid training. In order to prevent injury or illness, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created in 1970 (Mello, 2006). Through work ...

(7 pages) 97 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Discuss the changing business environmental factors that can have possible effects on the operation, use and development of HRIS

heir EEO program in their Annual Report (NSW Government Department of Premier and Cabinet 2007).The Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 is another example of legislations having impacted on the de ...

(5 pages) 62 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

This essay is a research essay of "Labor law OSHA", this is done for Business Ethics class.

responsible for general administration of federal labor laws, the Department Of Labor includes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and othe ... nd other government entities involved in administering federal labor and employment law policy. The Occupational Safety and Health Act were enacted by Congress in 1970 and were signed by President Ric ...

(18 pages) 92 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Employment and the Law in NSW, Australia

recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management, remuneration systems, occupational health and safety, industrial relations, and the impact of current legislation (EEO, OH ... should have policies relating to Anti Discrimination and Harassment, EEO, Email and Internet Usage, Occupational Health and Safety, HIV/Aids, Smoking at Work, and the Privacy Act. Policies and Procedu ...

(26 pages) 28 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management