Category: Health

Health

Occupational Health Hazards

List of Occupational Health Hazards

(how many can you tick at your workplace?)

  • Chemical
    • Dusts
    • Fibres
    • Fumes
    • Gases
    • Mists/Aerosols
    • Vapors
  • Physical
    • Noise
    • Temperature Extremes
    • Illumination
    • Vibration
    • Pressure (atmospheric)
    • Radiation
  • Biological
    • Micro (bacteria, viruses, fungi, molds, mites)
    • Macro (insects, parasites, plants and animals)
  • Ergonomic
    • Physical stress (repetitive motion, heavy lifting, awkward or static postures, fatigue etc)
    • Psychological stress (monotony, perceptual confusions or overload)

Excerpt from Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) Guide to managing risk, pages 48-50 Available here

 

and remember: TAKE SAFETY HOME WITH YOU