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Working Environments and Health Covering the direct and indirect hazards affecting health within the workplace. The significance of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and details about legislation, worker's compensation and measures taken within the

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Department
Social Science
Course
SOSC 2150
Professor
Lykke Dela Cour
Semester
Winter

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SOCS 2150 9.0 Health in Crisis: Issues of Health Environments & Poverty Monday, January 10, 2010 (Lecture 11) Working Environments and Health  Hazardous working environments o Workplace hazards (2 Main Streams):  Direct Hazards  Immediate threats in workplace  Organizational Hazards  related to control, management, relationships b/w employees + employers o Organization of work (social stresses  impact on health) Direct Hazards: - Chemicals - Equipment - Air Quality - Noise Indirect Hazards (Long-Term Exposure): - Radiation exposure - Sick office syndrome - Toxins in offices
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