Firearms and home-based ABA services: considerations for safe practice - Chan PE, Kirby MS.
Providers of applied behavior analysis (ABA) services often deliver therapeutic interventions within their clients' homes. Although the home environment offers numerous advantages for consumers, it can also pose unique threats to provider health and safety... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Differences in occupational health and safety efforts between adopters and non-adopters of certified occupational health and safety management systems - Uhrenholdt Madsen C, Vester Thorsen S, Hasle P, Leonhardt Laursen L, Dyreborg J.
This study investigated differences in occupational health and safety efforts between adopters and non-adopters of COHSMS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluating the quality of WHS disclosures by ASX100 companies: is mandatory WHS reporting necessary? - Gardiner E.
The current research aims to evaluate the quality of work health and safety (WHS) disclosures by the top 100 companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100) with the view to determining whether mandatory WHS reporting may assist in improvin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Maintenance outsourcing and safety. Case study of disorganization phenomena in a reticular organization - Grusenmeyer C.
Maintenance activities expose operators involved to multiple risks. These activities are also very largely outsourced. Yet, relationships between maintenance outsourcing and health and safety are still poorly documented and real outsourced maintenance oper... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A strategy to prioritize emerging drugs of abuse for analysis: abuse liability testing using intracranial self-stimulation (ICSS) in rats and validation with α-pyrrolidinohexanophenone (α-PHP) - Baird TR, Davies RA, Glennon RA, Peace MR, Negus SS.
Novel psychoactive substances (NPS) threaten public health and safety while also straining the limited resources of forensic laboratories. To efficiently allocate the finite resources available, we propose a new strategy for prioritizing NPS with abuse lia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

What is the potential impact of industry 4.0 on health and safety at work? - Zorzenon R, Lizarelli FL, de A. Moura DBA.
Industry 4.0 (I4.0) is a new production paradigm based on the high use of technologies that has a powerful impact on the work and workers. However, the impacts of the introduction of I4.0 related technologies on occupational health and safety (OHS) are unc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Occupational health and safety in construction industry with Vision Zero approach - Akan AE, Karaman GD.
Safety is one of the major issues for the construction industry which is a dangerous sector with fatality statistics. There are thousands of construction accidents all over the world that are the direct result of hazardous activities and working conditions... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Review of management comprehensiveness on occupational health and safety for PPP transportation projects - Dimitriou D, Papakostas K.
Sustainability of large transport infrastructure projects is directly linked with the working conditions and procedures in construction and maintenance. Furthermore, safety is one of the most crucial performance indicators for transport infrastructure oper... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Safety built right in: exploring the occupational health and safety potential of BIM-based platforms throughout the building lifecycle - Hoeft M, Trask C.
This article investigates the opportunities of using digital building platforms based on Building Information Modelling (BIM) to increase occupational health and safety (OHS) in building design, construction, operation and deconstruction. The data collecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Analysis of theory of planned behavior (TPB) in disobedience behavior towards occupational health and safety (K3) - Perdana RM.
Work accident is one of problems which often occurs to workers at company. This accident usually happens because of the employee itself and working environment factors, especially entrepreneur factors. Occupational health and safety is one of protection as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prison Reform Is Undermining Public Health and Safety
For a few months in the fall of 2021, reports of unchecked violence, abuse, and neglect at the jail on New York City’s Rikers Island were plastered across national news before receding back into the routinized cruelty that constitutes the underbelly of American life. This exceptional coverage of the brutality behind bars provoked universal condemnation. But in its short-lived ascent to the forefront of political discussions and popular media, this media “event” failed to account for the most unsettling reality at play: Rikers is everywhere. Last week, while acknowledging that “people are dying&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Health - May 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eric Reinhart Tags: Uncategorized freelance healthscienceclimate justice Source Type: news

Cluster modeling of environmental and occupational health and safety management systems for integration support - Paulikov á A, Chovancová J, Blahová J.
Many organizations around the world recognize the complementarity of public and environmental health and focus their attention on the effective management of both health and environmental risks. For this purpose, they often use the international standards ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Determinants of compliance to occupational health and safety measures in construction sites in Kampala Central Division, Kampala city, Uganda - Mayanja LN, Ddamulira C, Katamba P, Mutekanga DR, Mayanja LN, Ddamulira C, Katamba P, Mutekanga DR.
The study examined the determinants of compliance to safety and health measures in construction sites in Kampala Central Division, Uganda. Questionnaires containing information relating to safety and health measures at the sites were administered randomly ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Investigating the effectiveness of health and safety management systems within construction organisations - Okonkwo PN, Wium JA.
This study adopts a strategic mana... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

‘ Now is the time to mobilise and organise for racial justice at work ’
Chaired by Kebba Manneh (pictured) and hosted by the national Black members’ committee (NMBC), the first day of UNISON’s virtual Black members’ conference began this morning. Day one featured a range of guest speakers, including UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea, TUC head of equalities and strategy Kudsia Batool, the union’s Nelson Mandela award winner, Kemoy Walker, and NEC president Paul Holmes. Institutional racism, amplified by the pandemic, was a strong theme of the day. Black people were four times more likely to die of COVID-19 than white people, but as one conference speaker said: “They weren...
Source: UNISON Health and safety news - May 27, 2022 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News 2022 Black Members Conference Source Type: news