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- Contractor-, steward-, and coworker-safety practice: associations with musculoskeletal pain and injury-related absence among construction apprentices. Kim, Seung-Sup; Dutra, Lauren; Okechukwu, Cassandra // International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health;Jul2014, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p493
Objectives: This paper sought to assess organizational safety practices at three different levels of hierarchical workplace structure and to examine their association with injury outcomes among construction apprentices. Methods: Using a cross-sectional sample of 1,775 construction apprentices,...
- Avoid hazardous work design. // Industrial Engineer: IE;May2006, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p18
The article reports that WorkSafe Saskatchewan is offering online training materials from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety's basic certification program. The "Work Design Hazards" is an instructional primer and its Chapter 11 covers various musculoskeletal injuries, health...
- Occupational health of home care aides: results of the safe home care survey. Quinn, Margaret M.; Markkanen, Pia K.; Galligan, Catherine J.; Sama, Susan R.; Kriebel, David; Gore, Rebecca J.; Brouillette, Natalie M.; Okyere, Daniel; Chuan Sun; Punnett, Laura; Laramie, Angela K.; Davis, Letitia; Sun, Chuan // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Apr2016, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p237
Objectives:In countries with ageing populations, home care (HC) aides are among the fastest growing jobs. There are few quantitative studies of HC occupational safety and health (OSH) conditions. The objectives of this study were to: (1) assess quantitatively the OSH hazards and...
- Health and Safety. // People Management;8/28/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 17, p12
Presents news briefs related to occupational health and safety in Great Britain as of August 1997. Research by University College London on the impact of job insecurity on employees' health; Number of people killed in workplace accidents in 1996 according to the British Health and Safety...
- NEARLY 75% OF MANUFACTURERS BELIEVE WORKPLACE SAFER. // Electro Manufacturing;Jul2006, p2
No abstract available.
- Occupational injury and illness incidence rates by industry, United States. // Monthly Labor Review;Nov91, Vol. 114 Issue 11, p153
Presents data on occupational injury and illness incidence rates by industry in the U.S. from 1980 to 1989. Total cases; Lost workday cases; Agriculture, forestry and fishing; Mining industry; Construction industry.
- Calls for more safety laws to protect young people. // Employers Law;Apr2007, p5
The article reports that more than 60 teenagers in Great Britain have been killed at work in the past decade, while 14,500 were seriously injured. This incidence has prompted a major political debate on the safety laws in place to protect them. The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health...
- Current Labor Statistics: Injury and Illness. // Monthly Labor Review;Aug2004, Vol. 127 Issue 8, p124
This section presents tabular representations showing data relating to occupational injury and illness rates in the U.S. from 1989 to 2001.
- Back to Basics. Topf, Michael // Occupational Hazards;Apr2003, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p30
Discusses the importance of reinforcing the basics of safety and health in companies. Factors which contribute to industrial accidents; Failure of companies to invest needed resources to ensure the identification of workplace hazards; Importance of employee training in hazard identification.