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Occupational Hazards

As per available reports about 34 Relevant journals, 23 Conferences, 22 Workshops are presently dedicated exclusively to breathing disorder and about 2200 articles are being published on Occupational Hazards.

Hazard is generally anything that can hurt you or make you ill. You deal with hazards in your life every day walking across busy streets, driving and playing sports. Generally, you don't worry too much about these situations. Why? Because you've learned from an early age how to deal with everyday hazards. You've learned from your own experiences, and you've been trained by parents, teachers and coaches. Municipalities install traffic lights and pedestrian crossings, car manufacturers install safety equipment.

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Scope and Importance:

You might have taken driver's training and you probably wear protective gear playing sports

The first step to protecting yourself is being able to recognize hazards in the work you're assigned and in the conditions you're working in. There are four main types of hazards:

Physical hazards are the most common and will be present in most workplaces at one time or another. They include unsafe conditions that can cause injury, illness and death.

Examples of physical hazards include:

  1. Electrical hazards: frayed cords, missing ground pins, improper wiring
  2. Unguarded machinery and moving machinery parts: guards removed or moving parts that a worker can accidentally touch
  3. Constant loud noise
  4. High exposure to sunlight/ultraviolet rays, heat or cold
  5. Working from heights, including ladders, scaffolds, roofs, or any raised work area
  6. Working with mobile equipment such as fork lifts
  7. Spills on floors or tripping hazards, such as blocked aisle or cords running across the floor.

Biological hazards come from working with animals, people or infectious plant materials. Work in day care, hospitals, hotel laundry and room cleaning, laboratories, veterinary offices and nursing homes may expose you to biological hazards.

The types of things you may be exposed to include:

  • Blood or other body fluids
  • Fungi
  • Bacteria and viruses
  • Plants
  • Insect bites
  • Animal and bird droppings

Ergonomic hazards occur when the type of work, body position and working conditions put strain on your body. They are the hardest to spot since you don't always immediately notice the strain on your body or the harm these hazards pose. Short-term exposure may result in "sore muscles" the next day or in the days following exposure, but long term exposure can result in serious long-term injuries.

Ergonomic hazards include:

  • Poor lighting
  • Improperly adjusted workstations and chairs
  • Frequent lifting
  • Poor posture
  • Awkward movements, especially if they are repetitive
  • Repeating the same movements over and over
  • Having to use too much force, especially if you have to do it frequently.

Chemical hazards are present when a worker is exposed to any chemical preparation in the workplace in any form (solid, liquid or gas). Some are safer than others, but to some workers who are more sensitive to chemicals, even common solutions can cause illness, skin irritation or breathing problems.

Beware of:

  • Liquids like cleaning products, paints, acids, solvents especially chemicals in an unlabeled container (warning sign!)
  • Vapors and fumes, for instance those that come from welding or exposure to solvents
  • Gases like acetylene, propane, carbon monoxide and helium
  • Flammable materials like gasoline, solvents and explosive chemicals.

Market Analysis:

This industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBIS World estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, only $0.02 is spent on capital. The Occupational Health and Workplace Safety Services industry is highly labor intensive. Wages comprise the largest proportion of industry revenue, reflecting the high level of education and training required for occupational safety specialists

List of Best International Conferences:


  1. Healthcare Conference
    November 09-11, 2015 Dubai, UAE
  2. Indo-Global Healthcare Conference
    October 05-07, 2015 New Delhi, India
  3. Vaccines, Therapeutics and Healthcare Conference          
    November 02-04, 2015 Hyderabad, India
  4. Nursing and Healthcare Conference
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  5.  Dental and Oral Health Conference
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  6. Dental Healthcare conference
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  7. Health Economics Summit
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  8. Euro Health Care and Fitness Conference
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  9. Public Health and Nutrition Conference
    March 10-12, 2016 Madrid, Spain
  10. Epidemiology and Public Health Conference
    October 03-05, 2016 London, UK

Society and Associations

  1. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
  2. Society of Occupational Medicine
  3. Central States Occupational Medicine Association
  4. The European Society for Environmental and Occupational Medicine
  5. Autism - Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
  6. American Lung Association
  7. Occupational Health Nurses Association
  8. Infrastructure Health & Safety Association
  9. Canadian Health Care Anti-Fraud Association
  10. Ontario Safety Association For Community Health Care
  11. Canada's Health Informatics Association
  12. American Psychological Association
  13. American Psychiatric Association
  14. Association for Psychological Science
  15. Asian American Psychological Association
  16. Association for psychological science
  17. Mental Health America
  18. American Mental Health Counsellors Association
  19. National Alliance on Mental Illness


  1. TLC Healthcare
  2. Essence Healthcare
  3. BAWA Healthcare & Leisure
  4. Prestige Nursing + Care Norwich
  5. Win Health
  6. McCann Healthcare / McCann Health
  7. Novartis Healthcare
  8. Micro Medical
  9. Micro-Tech Enterprises
  10. Microlife
  11. Mindray Medical International Limited
  12. Morquip Body Handling System
  13. MPE-Inc.
  14. MTM Medical
  15. Narang Enterprises
  16. Narula Udyog
  17. Spade Healthcare
  18. Geneva Healthcare
  19. Abbott Healthcare

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This page was last updated on 12th Sep, 2015

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