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Perceived risk of occupational injury

W. Andrew Harrell

Perceived risk of occupational injury

the impact of occupational hazardousness, type of work, and recent personal injury accidents

by W. Andrew Harrell

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Published by Department of Sociology, The University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEdmonton Area Series report -- No. 43
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24724303M

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Factors influencing the perception of risk of work-related accidental injury were investigated for full-time employed men and women. Autonomy and freedom in one's work were the strongest predictors of perceived risk, with those respondents exercising the greatest control over their work perceiving the least risk of accidental :// Perception and control of occupational injury risks in fishery—A pilot study.

Indices were built, containing variables relevant to perceived risk levels in connection with work, perceived   Occupational risk communication should be improved by establishing a proactive injury prevention culture and identifying clear-cut responsibilities for key stakeholders within sport organisations.

Muay Thai fighters perceived the risk of injury in their own sport to be average and significantly lower than books, book chapters The dependent variables included the following: 1) reported low back discomfort (RLBD), 2) perceived muscular effort (PME), 3) perceived risk of musculoskeletal injury/illness (PRMII), 4 risk of occupational hazards while about two-thirds perceived the risk as high.

In addition, only and % had completed Hepatitis B and T etanus immunizations, ://   Occupational injury risk in a blue collar, small business industry: Implications for prevention Valuable insights into perceived risk qualities that are important in lay risk judgements have been gained through the use of risk rating methods.

We discuss these briefly in the following section. Next, the paper presents a novel research   This book provides a diverse and multi-faceted look at some of the themes directing lates research and intervention within the area of occupational injury and safety.

The book is divided into seven thematic parts with an introduction provided for each  › Books › Engineering & Transportation › Engineering.

Definition of Perceived Risk. According to Arrow (), Humphreys and Kenderdine () and Taylor (), Perceived risk “represents an uncertain, probabilistic potential future outlay”.

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Open Occupational Health & Safety Journal, 3, pp. DOI: / [ Links ] [25] Harrell, W.A., Perceived risk of occupational injury: Control over pace of work and blue-collar versus white-collar work.

Perception Motor Skills, 70 (3c), pp.?script=sci_arttext&pid=S An explanatory analysis of perceived risk decision weights (perceived-risk attitudes) and perceived benefit decision weights (perceived-benefit attitudes) in risk-value models.

Łukasz Markiewicz, Rafał Muda, Elżbieta Kubińska & Paweł Augustynowicz. Pages: Tabular data, Number and percentage distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work, by nature of injury or illness and number of days away from work.

Date accessed: Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and The dependent variables included the following:1) reported low back discomfort (RLBD), 2) perceived muscular effort (PME), 3) perceived risk of musculoskeletal injury/illness (PRMII), 4) dissatisfaction with the perceived comfort of working conditions (DWC), and 5) dissatisfaction with the perceived safety and health of working conditions (PSHWC).

The risk of falls from height was perceived to be controllable but requiring a great deal of effort to prevent, whereas there was a fatalistic resignation to the risk of occupational skin :// Majority (%) of the respondents knew that needle stick injury, cutting injury, glove breakage skin contact with blood semen, amniotic, and other body fluids are the common occupational risk to acquire human immunodeficiency virus infection.

(%) of respondents perceived that they were at risk of exposure to human immunodeficiency   Questions are related to road traffic risk to measure the perceived probability and severity of personal injury due to different types of accidents (e.g.

meeting accidents, collision with animals, car driving off the road, etc.) and roles in traffic (e.g. as a pedestrian, as a driver of a motor vehicle, etc.) on a five-point Likert scale Does a prescribed exercise programme in the workplace reduce the perceived risk of occupational injury.

Preliminary results from a 3 year study. Author/Researcher: Dr Cian O Morain, Dr John Crowley, Dr Michael Kingston, Dr Darren Quirke, Mr Tadgh O Shea The high rate of injury among young people is of particular concern, as one accident can destroy a life and a lifetime of career opportunities, earnings potential and general well-being.

The economic cost. Poor occupational safety and health practices cost an estimated 4% of global Gross Domestic Product each year, almost 3 trillion in US :// Injury count model for quantification of risk of occupational injury Article in International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion 18(2) March with 60 Reads Aims: To analyse the impact of overtime and extended working hours on the risk of occupational injuries and illnesses among a nationally representative sample of working adults from the United States.

Methods: Responses from 10 Americans participating in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) were used to evaluate workers' job histories, work schedules, and occurrence of An emerging occupational health concern related to both injury and stress in the workplace is the risk of violence in general and toward health care workers.

Homicides in the general workplace have gained prominence in recent years, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics counted 1, work-related homicides inmost related to robbery (BLS.

In this study, cuts and bruises were the most common injuries suffered by these workers in the course of the year, yet the risk rating assigned to cuts and bruises by the same workers was “very low”, pointing to the fact that even a very frequently occurring injury may not be perceived by workers as posing a significant ://Applying Occupational Psychology in the Fire Service: Emotion, Risk and Decision-Making is a call to arms for more robust practices to support the Fire provides readers with an overview of the latest research informing the policies, procedures and practices of those working on the ground in This chapter describes occupational health and safety standards.

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