Occupational safety

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The presentation intends to highlight some of the key and fundamental aspects related to occupational safety and ways through which fire safety and hazards related to any disaster taking place in the organization can easily be prevented or curbed in the long run without causing any damage to property or human lives. For more kindly visit http://www.woodbridgeuniversity.com/schools/occupational-safety-and-fire-sciences/

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Occupational Safety:

Occupational Safety

What is it?:

What is it? Part of larger discipline of Occupational Safety and Health Which is part of Public Health Aimed at preventing accidents and injuries in the workplace

Occupational Safety and Health Team:

Occupational Safety and Health Team Safety Specialist Prevention of accidents and injury Every facility should have someone dedicated to this position either full time in larger facilities or as one of their assigned duties Industrial hygienist Prevention of occupational disease

Occupational Safety and Health Team:

Occupational Safety and Health Team Occupational Health Nurse Provides treatment for minor injuries Helps run the health and safety program Occupational Health Physician Provides treatment as needed Helps run the health and safety program

Occupational Safety and Health Team:

Occupational Safety and Health Team Other potential team member Ergonomist Occupational Health Psychologist Human Resource Specialist Toxicologist Epidemiologist

Some basic terms:

Some basic terms Accident – an unplanned event that disrupts the completion of an activity Injuries may or may not be involved Hazard – an existing or potential condition in the workplace that can result in injury, illness, death or property damage

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