- Darba vides kvalitÄtes sistÄ“mas ievieÅ¡anas efektivitÄte. Bite, Ligita; Bērziņa, Andra Zvirbule // Economic Science for Rural Development Conference Proceedings;2008, Issue 15, p15
The article comprises the results of new researches on the implementation efficiency of work environment quality system. The paper focuses on the research results on the causes of occupational accidents, the number of persons suffered in occupational accidents, and the number of first victims of...
- OSH LITERACY. Magee, David // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Sep2015, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p21
The article discusses the importance of occupational safety and health (OSH) literacy. The significant contribution of OSH awareness to the reduction of workplace accidents, occupational illnesses, and financial losses is mentioned. The need for employers and educators to assess the...
- Excerpt from `stress and employer liability' // People Management;08/08/96, Vol. 2 Issue 16, p46
States that United States shows lower levels of stress-related illness as heart disease and alcoholism compared to United Kingdom. Cost it takes for an organization to lose an executive due to a stress-related illness; How the employers in United Kingdom handle employees with the illness.
- Disease management programs--guidelines for employers. Eytalis, Cecilia M., // Employee Benefits Journal;Sep96, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p2
Presents guidelines for employers in the United States for disease management programs for workers. Administrative and legal details; Contract with prescription benefit management firms; Preemption of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act; Managed care.
- Have disorders associated with repeated trauma stopped increasing? Drudi, Dino // Compensation & Working Conditions;Summer97, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p61
Analyzes the increase of repeated trauma disorders from work-related illnesses in the United States. Industries affected with disorders associated with repeated trauma; Causes of work-related repeated trauma disorders.
- Machinists, secretaries at risk of brain disorders. Smith, S.L. // Occupational Hazards;Feb97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p17
Reports on the findings of the survey on occupation-related neurological disorders conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety (NIOSH). Potential predictors of neurodegenerative illnesses; Viral and psychological stress as causes of disorders.
- Beyond the MCS debate. Sandler, Howard M.; Blume, Richard S. // Occupational Hazards;Feb97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p55
Focuses on the debate regarding the Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), an illness believed to be caused by low-level chemical exposures. Theories on the pathophysiologic basis for MCS; Link between perceptions of chemical odors with perceived adverse effects; Use of psychometric testing...
- New occupational disease discovered. Smith, S.L. // Occupational Hazards;Sep97, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p26
Reports on a discovery by doctor from Rhode Island which led to an occupational disease, `flock-workers' lung.' What symptoms are associated with this disease; Information on workers who suffered from this disease.
- Are your workers vulnerable to vibration hazards? Wasserman, Donald // Occupational Hazards;May98, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p99
Looks at the views of the author as they relate to the number of persons who are exposed to occupational vibration in the United States, with focus on the Hand/Arm Vibration/Syndrome (HAVS). Effects of HAVS in early neurological stages; Details on occupational vibration; What is HAVS; Symptoms...