MHR 523 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Vocational Rehabilitation, Workplace Violence, Stress Management
The identification, evaluation, and control of hazards associated with the work environment. Any cut, fracture, sprain or amputation resulting from a workplace accident or from exposure involving an accident in the work environment. Any abnormal condition or disorder, other than one resulting from an occupational injury, caused by exposure to environmental factors associated with employment. Investment in disability and wellness programs creates bottom-line returns. Each year, there are over 900 workplace related deaths. There are over one million work related injuries. There are 340,000 injuries serious enough that the worker misses a day of work. Annually, over 12 billion dollars is paid out to injured workers and their families. Due diligence provide a hazard free workplace comply with statuses and regulations inform employees about ohs regulations keep records and summaries ensure supervisors and employees are familiar with hazards report any accidents that cause injury and death. Take every reasonable precaution to guarantee the safety of workers.