OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH HAZARDS
refers to the potential risks to health and safety for those who work outside the home
something that can cause harm if not controlled.
Disease directly caused by a person's oc
In the Beginning
Listen to the Audio Clip Source of OH&S Act
This clip provides great context:
How and Why did OH&S begin?
We are all in this together and the Internal
Can we learn to work more safely
industry is the mechanical facility that convert filament, fibre or yarn that can be made into fablic or cloth and the resulting material. Fablic can be knitted, bonded, felted and tufted fablic.
work environment in the textile mills is dom
Occupational diseases are defined as diseases
arising out of or in the course of employment.
Classification of Occupational Diseases
(1)Diseases due to physical agents:(a)Heat
Heat hyperpyrexia, heat exh
Bernardino Ramazzini (1633 1714)
Considered to be the father of occupational and
Diseases of Workers
(De Morbis Artificum Diatriba)
First edition - 1700 Second edition 1713
published the first systematic study connecting the
Occupational Health deals with work related
disorders/ diseases and all factors that affects the
community health within it.
WHY HYGIENE IS IMPORTANT?
Hygiene is initially based on limiting personel
exposures to chemicals and ahas evolve
Why we ask occupation while taking nursing
Prevention is better than cure.
Occupational health is directly proportional to
the development of country
Defining occupational health
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SHOULD AIM AT THE
Branch of medicine which is devoted for the promotion and protection of workers health. Early diagnosis and treatment of diseases of occupational origin, and rehabilitation of disablement of workers.
WHS Needs and Priorities
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING
The second criteria that you need to satisfy in order for you to complete the first element of the competency unit and to get your Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety is to dete
Types of Occupational Hazards
Physical Chemical Biological Mechanical Psychosocial
Effects of Heat
Direct effects of heat exposure:
Burns Heat exhaustion Hea
Occupational Safety & Health
What is ISH/OSH
It is the inter-relationship between the people at work, the tasks they do and the environment in which the tasks are carried out It is the field that ensures
Workers safety and healthy being The related laws
What's occupational safety and health?
Occupational safety and health
Occupational safety and health is
mostly known as "OSH". This is about
all the rules and rights that protect you
and your health in the workplace.
That means that your employer (the
Chapter 10: Motivation
Engineering Interventions: Engineering interventions typically focus on changing the physical
environment to reduce exposure to hazards, either by providing personal protective equipment or by
redesigning the physi