IBM to sell Watson Health assets to private equity firm
IBM has agreed to sell healthcare data analytics assets from its Watson Healt...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report: IBM again considering sale of Watson Health IBM launches cloud-based AI management service IBM showcases new iConnect Access at SIIM 2021 IBM releases chest x-ray dataset for algorithm training Reports: IBM mulling sale of Watson Health (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Deaths among U.S. Air Force basic military trainees, 2008-2020 - Butler CR, Kasper KB, Huggins RA, Cropper TL, Frankel DN, Pawlak MT, Casey T, Casa DJ.
INTRODUCTION: The U.S. Air Force (USAF) Basic Military Training (BMT), a rigorous training program for all enlisted members of the USAF, trains roughly 36,000 recruits annually. Transforming civilians into ready warrior airmen has inherent risks to trainee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Health Workers Lauded for Role in Leprosy Treatment During Pandemic
Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination and Chairperson of the Nippon Foundation, thanks participants at a webinar ‘Raising Awareness about Leprosy, Role of Health Professionals at the Grassroots Level’ organized by the Sasakawa Leprosy Initiative. He is with other participants from Japan, India and Nepal in the “Don’t Forget Leprosy” campaign event. By Joyce ChimbiNairobi, Kenya, Jan 20 2022 (IPS) The human rights of people affected by leprosy are central to Yohei Sasakawa’s concept of a leprosy-free world. Sasakawa, the WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations #Covid19 #Don'tForgetLeprosy IPS UN Bureau Sasakawa Leprosy Initiative Source Type: news

How Our Minds Keep Our Emotions From Getting Out of Control
In September 1965, James Stockdale was a naval wing commander on his third tour of combat duty over North Vietnam. Flying just above the treetops at nearly 600 miles-per-hour, his A-4 Skyhawk jet ran into a barrage of flak. The plane caught fire and Stockdale ejected. Upon landing he was captured by North Vietnamese troops who beat him so badly that he walked with a limp for the rest of his life. Then, he was hauled off to a North Vietnamese prison where he was held for seven and a half years, and tortured 15 times. Those years were bound to take an emotional toll, but Stockdale was a rock. He became the clandestine leader...
Source: TIME: Science - January 20, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Leonard Mlodinow Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Count Me in: Working Together for Disability Inclusion in Guatemala
The organization “Mujeres con Capacidad de Soñar a Colores” during one of their awareness-raising performances. Credit: Diana Alvarado (@alvaradodii) and Mujeres con Capacidad de Soñar a Colores , UNDPBy Peride BlindGUATEMALA CITY, Jan 20 2022 (IPS) “Persons with disabilities are capable and equal. It is time the world understands that,” says Antonio Palma, a UN Volunteer at the Resident Coordinator’s Office in Guatemala. Antonio, who has a visual impairment, expresses what many other persons with disabilities feel. Ignored, mistreated, misunderstood, underestimated, condescended...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Peride Blind Tags: Education Headlines Health Inequity Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Women's Health IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

How Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker's training helped fellow hostages survive the Texas synagogue attack
Behind Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker's warm, disarming smile is a leader who's willing to throw a chair at an armed man holding his congregants hostage. #charliecytronwalker #synagogueattack #hostages #congregants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A pilot study of a deep learning approach to detect marginal bone loss around implants
ConclusionsThis AI system based on Faster R-CNN analysis of periapical radiographs is a highly promising auxiliary diagnostic tool for peri-implant bone loss detection. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 18, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

The Hostages Escaped. But Synagogues Ask, How Can They Be More Secure?
The hostages whispered instructions and edged closer to the door — part of invaluable training that anxious congregations are using. #synagogues #hostages #hostagesescaped (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Process safety incident prevention project: an initiative to reduce incidents across Dow Laboratories - Wilson TL, Foisel JJ, Nichols JE, Mulligan KA.
The intrinsic nature of Research and Development (R at least a quarter of global Dow R&D personnel have independently engaged with this training content, in addition to those directed to it by leaders, peers, safety experts, or training requirements. In ad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Impact of sepsis education for healthcare professionals and students on learner and patient outcomes: A systematic review
Sepsis is an important global healthcare problem that is a key challenge faced by healthcare professionals face worldwide. One key effort aimed at reducing the global burden of sepsis is educating healthcare professionals about early identification and management of sepsis. To provide a comprehensive evaluation of sepsis education among healthcare professionals and students. Six databases (PubMed, CINAHL, Embase, MEDLINE, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, and Scopus) were searched. We included studies that described and evaluated any form of education or training on sepsis delivered to healthcare professio...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hand hygiene determinants of informal caregivers in hospitals under Pender's perspective
Conclusions: benefits related to protection from infections were seen as positive determinants for hand hygiene adherence. For non-adherence, factors such as lack of sanitizing supplies, ignorance towards the importance of the activity, and forgetfulness stood out. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Integration of medication safety training and development of a culture of safety in pharmacy education - Fuentes A, Truong M, Saldivar V, Adeola M.
Medication safety events with the potential for patient harm do occur in healthcare settings. Pharmacists are regularly tasked with utilizing their medication knowledge to optimize the medication-use process and reduce the likelihood of error. To prepa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Peer relations training moderates trauma symptoms and suicide ideation for youth in a residential program - Tyler PM, Hillman DS, Ringle JL.
Youth in residential programs have high rates of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and suicidality. Although trauma symptoms and suicidality can both be related to peer relationship problems, there is little research on how social skills training on pee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Portland police investigate 'dirty hippy' meme in training document making light of violence against protesters
The Portland Police Bureau is conducting an internal investigation into a training presentation for dealing with mass protests that included a meme describing violence against protesters that... #woe #protesters #massprotests #trainingdocument #portlandpolicebureau (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Police Presentation in Portland Celebrated Violence Against Protesters
Training materials released by the Oregon city included a meme that mocked protesters as dirty hippies and suggested they would be left “stitched and bandaged.” #protesters #policepresentation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Portland police training on protests ends with slide showing mock prayer for ‘dirty hippy,’ prompts investiga
“I am disgusted that this offensive content was added to a training presentation for our police officers,” said Mayor Ted Wheeler, who serves as police commissioner, in a prepared statement... #policetraining #tedwheeler #courtdiscovery #protests #policecommissioner (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Introducing the year of disabled workers
After two years during which disabled members have faced unprecedented challenges, UNISON has made 2022 the year of disabled workers. As part of the year, new resources have been created to help branches and regions organise events and initiatives locally and an extended programme of national campaigning, organising and training events will also be organised. Angela Hamilton and Katrina Murray, who represent disabled members on UNISON’s NEC, welcomed the initiative. Angela said: “This is an exciting opportunity to showcase the skills, experience and qualities that disabled people bring to the workplace and to s...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 14, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Simon Jackson Tags: Article disabled members equalities year of the disabled worker Source Type: news

What's the accuracy of crowdsourcing the screening of search results? Help Cochrane find out!
Cochrane Crowd is a citizen science platform  where a global community of volunteers help to classify the research needed to support informed decision-making about healthcare. Cochrane Crowd volunteers review descriptions of research studies to identify and classify clinical trials. A new task has just gone live on Cochrane Crowd. It is a citation screening task that we are doing in partnership withThe Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute (THIS Institute).It forms a part of a methodological study that aims to assess the accuracy of crowdsourcing the screening of search results. Unlike some of t...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 14, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Evaluating law enforcement officers' level of confidence in administration of Narcan ® (naloxone) for opioid overdose reversal following training - Beaty E, Hooten P, Ratcliff T, Shaver C, Moose P.
BACKGROUND: Opioid overdose-related deaths have increased substantially over the last several years, especially withCOVID-19. Within hospital settings,Narcan ®(naloxone)has been used to reverse the lethal effects of opiate overdose for decades. Despite the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Great need of improved training of paediatricians on children at risk of abuse - Alm én Uvnäs I, Janson S, Laurell L.
In 2009 the Swedish Paediatric Society carried out a national survey that examined the training of paediatric specialty registrars concerning child abuse and neglect. The survey was repeated in 2016. Both surveys highlighted considerable deficits. In 2020 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Heartbeat: prevention of bullying in medical training by improving the work environment - Otto CM.
Although the experience of bullying is subjective, there is increasing evidence that bullying during physician training is associated with an increased risk of serious medical errors as well as negatively impacting job satisfaction and the likelihood of re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Women of color student survivors' perceptions of campus sexual assault prevention programming - Karunaratne N, Harris JC.
This article presents a qualitative study of 44 Women of Color undergraduate student survivors' perceptions of campus sexual assault prevention programming using the framework of standpoint theory. Participants held perceptions concerning online training p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Relationships between risk events, personality traits, and risk perception of adolescent athletes in sports training - Guo C, Xiao B, Zhang Z, Dong J, Yang M, Shan G, Wan B.
Personality traits have close relationships with risky behaviors in various domains, including physical education, competition, and athletic training. It is yet little known about how trait personality dimensions associate with risk events and how vital fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

RBS: Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Rural Business Development Grant Program To Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service invites applications for the Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation (RT) systems grants to provide technical assistance and training to rural communities and Federally Recognized Native American Tribes (FRNAT) to help them improve their passenger transportation services and facilities. Applications are due by April 14, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Solicitation for Nominations for Members of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is seeking nominations to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Specific areas of expertise being sought include public health, health equity and the reduction of health disparities, application of science to health policy, decision modeling, dissemination and implementation, behavioral medicine and clinical health psychology, and communication of scientific findings to diverse audiences. Nominations of individuals with training and expertise in internal medicine, pediatrics, and advanced practice nursing will receive the strongest consideration. Nominations are du...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Are you looking for programs to help strengthen the parenting skills of families you assist?
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - January 13, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Jan-Feb 2022, Join Us for NLM Office Hours
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) staff and the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) staff invite you to join us to talk about NLM ’s products. Each office hour will feature a specific NLM product. We’ll begin with a brief demo or interactive exercise, and then open the virtual floor to your questions for product experts. We will close each session by highlighting additional training opportunities related to that product. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - January 13, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Nick Turkal joins board of Milwaukee-based Crisis Prevention Institute
Former Advocate Aurora Health co-CEO Dr. Nick Turkal is joining the board of Milwaukee-based Crisis Prevention Institute Inc., which provides training for employees in several fields including behavioral health, dementia care and education. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Pacific Dental Services Hits $2 Billion Revenue Milestone
Company credits unique operating model as core to its success.IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Dental Services® (PDS), one of the nation's leading dental support organizations, today announced a key milestone in its growth journey. Cumulative revenues for calendar year 2021 exceeded $2 billion, marking yet another significant achievement in the privately held organization's 27-year history.PDS'revenues for 2021 exceeded $2 billion, marking a significant achievement in the organization's 27-year history.PDS'unique business model enables dentists to own their dental practice and empowers th...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 12, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Supporting the COVID-19 response - managing annual review of competency progression (ARCP) for paediatrics training, RCPCH (updated 10th January 2022)
We offer updated guidance on how we'd advise Educational Supervisors and ARCP panels to assess their trainees due for their annual reviews this year. The General Medical Council (GMC) has approved an extension to the derogations put in place last year, and these will remain in place while disruption to training continues.For paediatrics the main point to note is that ST3 trainees may be allowed to progress through level 2 training (to ST4) without MRCPCH, if their preparation or attendance has been disrupted by COVID-19. Those who have been affected in this manner can be given an outcome 10.1; they will need to obtain MRCP...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ready for anything: a holistic approach to training sexual assault nurse examiners - Burton CW, Carey S, Draughon Moret JE.
Although numerous training options exist for sexual assault nurse examiner certification, most focus on specific certification-related content rather than on creating a holistic preparation for sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) practice. Holistic prepar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Sexual assault forensic examiner recruitment and retention: using simulation to teach a trauma-informed interview - Nathan S, Moret JD.
Traditionally, sexual assault nurse examiner training focuses on examination skills and evidence collection. Gathering history and supporting the patient in a trauma-informed approach are equally important components of postassault care. Simulation is an e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Bullying, discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, and the fear of retaliation during surgical residency training: a systematic review - Gianakos AL, Freischlag JA, Mercurio AM, Haring RS, LaPorte DM, Mulcahey MK, Cannada LK, Kennedy JG.
BACKGROUND: The negative effects of bullying, discrimination, harassment, and sexual harassment (BDHS) on well-being and productivity of surgical residents in training have been well documented. Despite this, little has changed over the past decade and the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Tai chi training as a primary daily care plan for better balance ability in people with Parkinson's disease: an opinion and positioning article - Zhang T, Lv Z, Gao S.
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common degenerative disease of the central nervous system. Clinically, its incidence is second only to Alzheimer's disease, which seriously harms the health of middle-aged and elderly people (1). Main clinical manifestations o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Photon-counting CT improves interstitial pneumonia diagnosis
Photon-counting CT improves reader confidence when it comes to diagnosing interstitia...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Training helps novice CT readers identify interstitial lung disease Image search engine boosts chest CT diagnostic accuracy Specialized CT training helps readers diagnose lung disease Thoracic radiologists give top tips for CT evaluation of lung parenchyma MinIP reconstructions boost CT's COVID-19 performance (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IHS: Request for Public Comment: 30 Day Notice for Extension of Fast Track Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery: IHS Customer Service Satisfaction and Similar Surveys
The Indian Health Service (IHS) is seeking comment on the information collection titled "Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery: IHS Customer Service Satisfaction and Similar Surveys." This information collection is used to provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences, and expectations; provide an early warning of issues with service; or focus attention on areas where communication, training, or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. Comments are due by February 11, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 12, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

A Point-Based Risk Calculator Predicting Mortality in Patients That Developed Postoperative Sepsis.
Conclusion: Although further work is needed to confirm and validate our model on external datasets, our scoring system provides a novel way to measure mortality in septic post-operative patients. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report: IBM again considering sale of Watson Health
Nearly a year after rumors first swirled that IBM was mulling over a potentia...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBM launches cloud-based AI management service IBM showcases new iConnect Access at SIIM 2021 IBM releases chest x-ray dataset for algorithm training Reports: IBM mulling sale of Watson Health IBM Watson showcases AI at RSNA 2019 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Meals4Healers delivering meals again
Having served over 1,500 meals to date, Meals4Healers helps feed Yale physicians-in-training affected by the virus while supporting local restaurants. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 10, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Meals4Healers delivers for front-line workers in need
Having served over 1,500 meals to date, Meals4Healers helps feed Yale physicians-in-training affected by the virus while supporting local restaurants. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 10, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Factors associated with injury and re-injury occurrence in female pole dancers - Szopa A, Domagalska-Szopa M, Urba ńska A, Grygorowicz M.
The aim of the study was to recognise what participant-, training- and post-injury-related factors are associated with an injury and re-injury occurrence in female pole dancers (PDs). 320 female PDs fulfilled a custom survey. 1050 injuries were reported by... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Virtual Grand Rounds Lecture Series: The History of Nurse Anesthesia
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - January 10, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

How to Age Well, Superhero-Style
It’s not easy being a superhero: They have enemies. They have monumental tasks to accomplish. They’re constantly battered. Beyond those dangers, however, they also practice several healthy behaviors that could carry them well into old age. That’s what a team of Australian researchers recently discovered, as published in the light-hearted Christmas 2021 issue of the journal The BMJ. During pandemic lockdowns, the researchers immersed themselves in the world of Marvel superheroes. Their goal was to discover what these champions are or are not doing well when it comes to keeping their minds and bodies health...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Galadriel Watson Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

To Strengthen HIV Services, This Ethiopian Organization is Taking 4 Steps to Focus on Gender Equality
By Clarke Glavin, 2021 IntraHealth-UNC Summer FellowJanuary 10, 2022Ethiopiamore than halved its number of new HIV infections in the country over the past decade. How?A big part of the answer lies in the local organizations that are leading Ethiopia's national HIV response. Now, with the help of IntraHealth International’sAccelerating Support to Advanced Local Partners (ASAP) project, one Ethiopian nonprofit is focusing on gender inequality as a way to get even stronger results.Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA), a national nonprofit based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is working with the Ethiopian Ministry of...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Leadership and Governance Gender Equality Health Workforce & Systems Management and Performance Source Type: news

South Africa: Get Vaxxed or Get Sacked - Is Dismissal of Employees for Refusing to Get Vaccinated Permissible in the Labour Relations Act?
[Daily Maverick] Robyn Snyman and Bukhobethu Matyeni are candidate legal practitioners completing their practical vocational training. Both hold LLB degrees. They write in their personal capacity. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Chewing gum reduces visually induced motion sickness - Kaufeld M, De Coninck K, Schmidt J, Hecht H.
Visually induced motion sickness (VIMS) is a common side-effect of exposure to virtual reality (VR). Its unpleasant symptoms may limit the acceptance of VR technologies for training or clinical purposes. Mechanical stimulation of the mastoid and diverting ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Government guidance for schools increases Covid risk and threatens learning,  warns UNISON
Using support staff to cover for teachers isolating with Covid is the wrong approach to dealing with the school staffing crisis and ensuring pupils’ education continues, says UNISON today (Monday). This week, the Department for Education (DfE) issued guidance encouraging schools to use support staff “more flexibly” as children return after the Christmas break. UNISON recognises that the rapid spread of Omicron is causing high numbers of staff absences in schools and that learning must continue for pupils. However, the union says using low-waged employees as teachers on the cheap amounts to exploitati...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 10, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: News Press release coronavirus schools Jon Richards teaching assistants Source Type: news

Occupational health and safety in initial vocational training: reflection on the issues of prescription and integration in teaching and learning activities - Chatigny C.
Vocational training (VT) is an important lever for organisations and workers. Training efforts are made at various levels to integrate occupational safety and health (OSH) into VT. OSH training often focuses on basic knowledge and compliance with rules to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Apprentices' health: between prevention and socialization - Duc B, Lamamra N.
The health of apprentices has not been the subject of much specific work in Switzerland. This contribution aims to gain a better understanding of the health issues associated with apprentices' experience in the Swiss dual vocational education and training ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

A study on single pilot resource management using integral fuzzy analytical hierarchy process - Im KH, Kim W, Hong SJ.
This research aims to help develop aviation safety policies for the general aviation industry, especially for flight training schools. The analytical hierarchy process (AHP), fuzzy AHP, and fuzzy integral methods were used to find variables that impact avi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news