Flashcards in Workplace safety & Health Q0 Deck (27):
What is safety?
the condition of being protected from or likely to cause danger, risk, or injury.
What is health/Well-being?
important force in our daily lives, and is influenced by life circumstances, beliefs, actions, culture, and social, economic and physical environments.
Health is a vehicle that enables and facilitates meaningful
absence of illness
Hepatitis B (HBV) virulence: ability to spread and able to live outside its host (Hep. B can live outside its host for 10 days)
Hepatitis C (HCV) mostly contracted by sharing of needles
HIV/AIDS can live outside host for nano seconds
contracted through orifice
Body Fluid Exposure?
Sharp Object needles
Splash urine, blood, sputum, vomit
ordres des infirmieres at des infirmiers du quebec
commission de la sante et de la securite du travail du quebec
canadian nurses association
centers for disease & control
National institute for occupational safety & health
employee assistance program (counselling)
registered nurses association of ontario
best practice guidelines
canadian center for occupational health & safety
occupational health & safety
world health organization
Who passed the Occupational Health Act, considered the first legislation of its kind in North America?
What are the three acts passes by saskatchewan?
The right to know about hazards and dangers in the workplace
The right to participate in health and safety issues through a workplace committee
The right to refuse unsafe work
one positive and now negative scp?
N: lack of sleep
there is overlapping
What is a physical hazard?
act of domination and constraint. a person tries to impose his/her will on another person, whether by physical force, verbal threats, humiliation, etc”.
Forms of Violence?
Example: group of people bullying one person
physical and psychological exhaustion and the development of negative behaviours and feelings towards oneself and others.
results from chronic stress produced by occupational activity.
Burnout – Risk Factors?
Lack of participation in decisions
Absence of Autonomy
Heavy burden of responsibility
Related to absence of orientation in a service
Lack of training
Exposure to violence
Pay attention to and respect your body’s different signals (e.g., mood changes, loss of physical fitness).
Ask a specialist for help
Use the services of the Employee Assisstance Program (EAP), if it is offered.
Preserve the balance between work and important activities, such as leisure time and family activities.
Maintain your social network.
(anatomical position for the job you are doing)
1. comfortable chairs at school
2. moving neck to see teacher (bad for neck)
3. frequent use of a computer mouse (wrist damage)