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Dostie (2018) studied the impact of training on innovation and found out that both firm-sponsored classroom and on-the-job training have a positive impact on innovation performance.
UNIT II - SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY SUN COAST7Interestingly, he indicated that a workplace that trains all its employees has a probability of innovation of 4.6 to 6.1 percentage point higher than one that does not train its workers.Lead ExposureLandrigan (1990) wrote in the article, Lead in the Modern Workplace, occupational lead poisoning has been acknowledged for more than 2,000 years. It causes many health issues such as anemia, colic, neuropathy, nephropathy, sterility, coma and convulsions. He suggested some solutions to these problems, including reducing both the environmental and biological standards regulating exposure to lead in the workplace, exclusionary policies must be eliminated and vigorous enforcement is necessary. And the most important thing need to do is to encourage restriction of the use of lead in the industry.Pala et al (2009) reported their study: Occupational Lead Exposure: Blood Lead Levelsof Apprentices in Bursa, Turkey. The study conducted from October 2004 to June 2005 in Bursa, Turkey, including 231 apprentices and 252 male controls. Result of the study shows that occupational exposure increases the blood lead level of apprentices. The apprentice mean was 4.99 μg/dl, and the control group mean was 2.37 μg/dl. The blood lead level of apprentices was significantly higher than that of controls (p<0.05).Return-On-InvestmentPeabody (2016) mentioned in his study, A safe investment - a corporate commitment to employee safety boots productivity and profits, that there is no suspicion that reducing number ofloss work day accidents leads to noteworthy productivity improvements. Their review and report on 17 case studies found that workplace safety initiatives produced an increase of 66 percent in productivity, 82 percent in safety records, and 71 percent in cost benefits in average. The cost/benefit ratio of investment in safety always indicates that safety is a profitable investment.
UNIT II - SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY SUN COAST8Baxter et al (2016) published the result of his study, The Relationship between Return on Investment and Quality of Study Methodology in Workplace Health Promotion Programs. This result showed that mean weighted return on investment in workplace health promotion demonstrated a positive return on investment.Research ObjectivesThe overall purpose of this research is to address 6 identified business problems mentioned above to have suitable suggestion and decision benefiting company performance. For the first factor is the particulate matters, we want to find out any relevant relationship between particulate matter (PM) and annual sick leave days per employee per job-site. For health and safety training dilemma, we come to find out any positive or negative relationship between Health and Safety training and predict lost-time hours from training expenditures. And with