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Azodo, Adinife Patrick; Ismaila, Salami Olasunkanmi; Adejuyigbe, Samuel Babatunde – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
Occupational training is a crucial feature in enhancing workforce efficiency and the expertise involved in any profession. This is carried out through a variety of ways such as institutional training, basic instructions, excursions, industrial training, laboratory lessons, workshop operations, field studies, intensive problem-solving based…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Problem Solving, Work Experience, Workshops
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Schofield, Katherine A. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2018
The study of human anatomy is an integral component in the education of future occupational therapists, yet there is a paucity of research that explores the anatomy needs of students and new practitioners. As a follow up from a pilot study that surveyed a small cohort of practicing therapists, this article aimed to determine occupational therapy…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Occupational Therapy, Pilot Projects, Surveys
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Markowitz, Gerald; Rosner, David – Academe, 2010
During the past two decades, historians have been brought into legal cases in unprecedented numbers. As the courts have tried to adjudicate responsibility for environmental and occupational diseases, history and historians have played an increasingly central role in shaping decisions in the cases themselves as well as in related social policy. In…
Descriptors: Historians, Court Litigation, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Naveillan, F. Pedro – Occupational Mental Health, 1973
The article discusses the relationship between mental health and labor accidents as it pertains to accident prevention, treatment of accident victims, and their rehabilitation. It also comments briefly on mental health and occupational diseases and the scope of the field of occupational mental health from a Chilean perspective. (AG)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Accidents, Foreign Countries, Health Occupations
Healthy Schools Network, Inc., 2007
A "healthy and high performance school" uses a holistic design process to promote the health and comfort of children and school employees, as well as conserve resources. Children may spend over eight hours a day at school with little, if any, legal protection from environmental hazards. Schools are generally not well-maintained; asthma is a…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Design, Pollution, Health Promotion, Holistic Approach
Robblee, Richard – Industrial Relations Law Journal, 1978
The imposition of legal proof requirements to detect occupational disease and the burden that this places on compensation claimants and the medical profession are examined, along with various court decisions, present legislation, and revision proposals to improve disease diagnosis and the legal treatment of occupationally disabled workers. (MF)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Court Cases, Court Litigation, Environmental Influences
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Wegman, David H.; And Others – Journal of Medical Education, 1978
A comprehensive training program is described that prepares students to identify and prevent occupational disease, emphasizing public health. Content areas include epidemiology and biostatistics, toxicology, industrial hygiene, safety and ergonomics, policy issues, administration, and clinical aspects. (Author/LBH)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Curriculum Design, Higher Education, Medical Education
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Hilaski, Harvey J.; Wang, Chao Ling – Monthly Labor Review, 1982
Examines some of the methods of estimating occupational diseases and suggests that a consensus on the adequacy and reliability of estimates by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and others is not likely. (SK)
Descriptors: Cancer, Estimation (Mathematics), Occupational Diseases, Occupational Safety and Health
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Pine, Gerald J.; Boy, Angelo V. – Clearing House, 1979
Following a brief discussion of the "occupational diseases" of teaching are some questions which teachers can ask themselves to help define for themselves how they might use the teaching process to enrich themselves as people. (KC)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Development, Job Enrichment
Dotson, David – Human Services in the Rural Environment, 1979
The problem of occupational diseases must be addressed by social workers who are trained to actively work for changes on a social level. A training model is described, wherein graduate students organized a small community to combat and prevent Brown Lung Disease among textile workers. (DS)
Descriptors: Community Action, Disease Control, Educational Programs, Graduate Students
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Feldman, Steven R.; Vallejos, Quirina M.; Quandt, Sara A.; Fleischer, Alan B., Jr.; Schulz, Mark R.; Verma, Amit; Arcury, Thomas A. – Journal of Rural Health, 2009
Context: Skin diseases are common occupational illnesses for migrant farmworkers. Farmworkers face many barriers in accessing health care resources. Purpose: Framed by the Health Behavior Model, the purpose of this study was to assess health care utilization for skin disease by migrant Latino farmworkers. Methods: Three hundred and four migrant…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Diseases, Health Behavior, Migrant Workers
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Johnson, Florence C. – Monthly Labor Review, 1974
Major 1973 State legislative changes of workmen's compensation laws focused on more flexibility and increased levels of benefits, improved medical care and rehabilitation provisions, improved occupational diseases provisions, and increased coverage of farm laborers. Many States adopted amendments to strengthen the administrative procedures of…
Descriptors: Farm Labor, Labor Legislation, Medical Services, National Surveys
Chelius, James, Ed. – 1986
This volume includes the following conference papers: "The Status and Direction of Workers' Compensation" (James R. Chelius); "The Minnesota Experience with Workers' Compensation Reform" (Steve Keefe); "The 1982 Changes in California" (Alan Tebb); "Two Rounds of Workers' Compensation Reform in Michigan" (H.…
Descriptors: Accidents, Administrator Attitudes, Asbestos, Comparative Analysis
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Kenshole, Athena V.; Gallichan, Deanna; Pahl, Sabine; Clibbens, John – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Background: Lifestyle has previously been associated with the onset of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the typically developing population, but research investigating this association in Down syndrome (DS) is limited. Method: Adults with DS and AD (n = 27) were compared to adults with DS without AD (n = 30) on physical activity, diet, weight, where…
Descriptors: Alzheimers Disease, Life Style, Down Syndrome, Adults
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Discher, David P.; And Others – Journal of Environmental Health, 1976
Descriptors: Disease Incidence, Environmental Research, Evaluation Methods, Industrial Personnel
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