Occupational Hazards to the Pregnant Orthopaedic Surgeon
- Risk of infection and adverse outcomes among pregnant working women in selected occupational groups: A study in the Danish National Birth Cohort. Morales-Suárez-Varela, Maria; Kaerlev, Linda; Jin Liang Zhu; Llopis-González, Agustín; Gimeno-Clemente, Natalia; Nohr, Ellen A.; Bonde, Jens P.; Olsen, Jorn // Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source;2010, Vol. 9, p70
Background: Exposure to infectious pathogens is a frequent occupational hazard for women who work with patients, children, animals or animal products. The purpose of the present study is to investigate if women working in occupations where exposure to infections agents is common have a high risk...
- How Do Work Environments Affect Women's Maternal Health? Braedley, Susan // Women & Environments International Magazine;Spring2009, Issue 78/79, p8
The article focuses on the effect of work environments on maternal health. An overview of the occupational hazards for women, including physical and social hazards, is presented as well as how they should secure maternal health in the midst of these hazards. Particular focus is given to lessons...
- Enzootic abortion of ewes. Shimshony, Arnon // Infectious Disease News;Feb2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p8
The author comments on a study that investigated the risk of pregnant women becoming infected with pathogens that cause abortion in pregnant sheep.
- Strains and Stresses of Workers Caused by Exposure to Noise. Polajnar, Andrej; Herzog, Nataša Vujica; Buchmeister, Borut; Jevšnik, Simona // Collegium Antropologicum;Sep2012, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p899
This paper examines basic aspects of determining strain due to noise on workers in an industrial environment. Technological development enables better working conditions which then demands changes in methods for measuring strain and stress loadings. A modified method is now presented since the...
- Workplace Violence against Nursing Staff. Papadopoulou, Despina // Nosileftiki;Oct2009, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p379
Violence occurs in the health care workplace, where it is a particularly serious problem. It constitutes a threat to effective care and it entrenches upon the rights of integrity and probity. Worldwide, one in every 3 nurses has experienced some sort of violence in their workplace mostly from...
- A Race We Don't Want to Win. // Assembly;Sep2011, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p6
In this article, the author responds to a criticism on his previous editorial on unsafe conditions and exploitation of labor at some Chinese assembly plants. A machine shop owner in Kentucky claims that U.S. companies are exporting manufacturing jobs to China to escape watchdog agencies and that...
- La mejor forma de prevenir es comunicar, comunicar y comunicar. Carazo Muriel, José Antonio // GestiÃ³n PrÃ¡ctica de Riesgos Laborales;jun2014, Issue 116, p4
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- Fetal Protection Policies: Balancing the Interests of the Employee, Employer, and the Unborn Under Title VII. Brierton, Thomas; Lichter-Heath, Laurie // Labor Law Journal;Oct90, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p725
The article provides an overview of federal law as it relates to fetal protection issues in the U.S. Companies have been adopting fetal protection policies that prohibit fertile women from working in a toxic environment. The fetal protection policies, mandated by the employer, focus on toxic...
- Pregnancy in the workplace. // Management Review;Jan81, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p7
Discusses challenges and encouragement faced by a pregnant worker in the U.S. workplace. Capability of a pregnant worker to humanize the workplace; Outpouring of concern for the pregnant woman; Invasion of the pregnant worker's privacy.