occupational hazard

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Noun1.occupational hazard - any condition of a job that can result in illness or injuryoccupational hazard - any condition of a job that can result in illness or injury
endangerment, hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk - a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
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occupational hazard

nrischio professionale
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Contract notice: gcs 17/11989-prl-0113 recruitment of the gynecology service provision for the gynecological cancer prevention campaign for the occupational risk prevention service - labor medicine unit of the bank of spain in madrid
Occupational risk can be taken into account; the higher risk occupations include underground miners, radiologists, medical technologists, nuclear plant operators, research scientists and pilots.
Luckhaupt added that blue-collar workers would benefit greatly from "health programs that combine reducing occupational risk factors like job stress with health promotion activities like smoking cessation.
He also notes that while rates for occupational injuries and fatalities have dropped over the past few decades, those rates have reached a plateau and new innovations in occupational risk management were needed.
This was to cover hazardous conditions which did not immediately or obviously cause death, illness or injury but could compromise health in the medium to long term, and may be difficult to identify as an occupational risk.
The researchers said that in 2010 there were just short of 22 million disability adjusted life years (DALY) worldwide caused by workplace related low back pain, which amounted to more than a third of all DALYs linked to occupational risk factors.
In order to achieve the objectives, as well as supplying software components and the necessary services to implement the Occupational Risk System, also required is licensing for unlimited use of the proposed system for use by officials of the Social Security Dept, as well as for employers who must interact with the system.
Mora, and Rebecca Gonzalez have written an article titled "English-Language Proficiency and Occupational Risk Among Hispanic Immigrant Men in the United States" (Industrial Relations, April 2011, pp.
They also discuss occupational risk assessment, protective equipment, the history of approaches to occupational safety and health management, and the integration and certification of systems.
The importance of occupational risk analysis and evaluation is linked with the work systems safety assurances and production systems environment policies development and implementation, too.

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