occupational medicine

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occupational medicine

[‚ä·kyə′pā·shən·əl ′med·i·sən]
(medicine)
The branch of medicine which deals with the relationship of humans to their occupations, for the purpose of the prevention of disease and injury and the promotion of optimal health, productivity, and social adjustment.
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Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook projects that employment of occupational safety and health technicians should grow about 11 percent from 2012 to 2022.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has established an Engineering Faculty Network that has begun to address this need.
13 Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, 29 CFR Part 1910.
It includes an overview of hospital hazards; methods for developing hospital safety and health programs; methods for disposing of hazardous wastes; a list of occupational safety and health agencies and resource organizations; and discussions of safety hazards, infectious diseases, and noninfectious health hazards.
Unveiled in 1996, NORA has become a research framework for guiding occupational safety and health research for the nation.
The Chief Secretary for Administration, Mrs Carrie Lam, today (July 27) visited the Kwun Tong Occupational Health Clinic cum Occupational Safety and Health Centre of the Labour Department (LD), as well as the Construction Industry Recruitment Centre (CIRC) on the work of the department in promoting occupational safety and health and providing employment support.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has found DWAs not comparable to the lapel sampling method used by OSHA to determine compliance with its permissible exposure limit (PEL) or other 8-hr occupational exposure limits (OELs) (Donaldson and Stringer 1976).
that would enhance worker safety, advance housing affordability and improve the enforcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) many rules and regulations among small business owners.
In July, the House of Representatives passed four separate bills designed to give small businesses some leeway when dealing with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a request from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to determine if there is a relationship between acoustic neuroma and fish hatchery work.
Congress created the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
North Carolina Congressman Cass Ballenger has been leading a crusade against what he calls "the Gestapo" over at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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