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Promotion of the health of construction workers

Anneli Kaukiainen

Promotion of the health of construction workers

by Anneli Kaukiainen

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Published by Finnish Institute of Occupational Health in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Construction industry -- Health aspects.,
  • Construction workers -- Health and hygiene -- Finland.,
  • Health promotion -- Finland.,
  • Construction industry -- Accidents -- Finland.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anneli Kaukiainen.
    SeriesPeople and work -- 35
    ContributionsTyöterveyslaitos.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20168836M
    ISBN 109518023492

    What is Total Worker Health?. Total Worker Health ® is defined as policies, programs, and practices that integrate protection from work-related safety and health hazards with promotion of injury and illness prevention efforts to advance worker well-being.. Traditional occupational safety and health protection programs have primarily concentrated on ensuring that work is safe and that workers.   Abstract: Pender's health promotion model (HPM) has been revised, including substantial changes in its structure. The purpose of this study was to compare the fit and predictive usefulness of the original and revised structures of the HPM as applied to the use of hearing protection devices by construction by:

    GoalPromote the health and safety of people at work through prevention and early ewThe intent behind the Occupational Safety and Health topic area is to prevent diseases, injuries, and deaths that are due to working conditions. Work-related illnesses and injuries include any illness or injury incurred by an employee engaged in work-related . The gap in these health problems between construction trade workers and white-collar workers increases over time. These findings were published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Chronic Back Pain among Older Construction workers. Another major study based on longitudinal analysis found that nearly 40% of older.

      A community health worker (CHW) is a frontline public health worker who is a trusted member or has a particularly good understanding of the community served. A CHW serves as a liaison between health and social services and the community to facilitate access to services and to improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery. Among part-time construction workers, only 37% received health insurance from their employment. Generally, the construction industry has increased its reliance on contingent and alternative employees (see chart book page 21), and these workers have a much lower rate of health insurance coverage than most wage-and-salary workers.


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Meanwhile, the social support from a social network and capital (SNC) of construction workers has been considered as an effective approach to promote construction workers' physical and. Workplace Health Promotion: Assessing the Cardiopulmonary Risks of the Construction Workforce in Hong Kong Article (PDF Available) in PLoS ONE 11(1):e.

One strategy to improve the health of construction workers, is to offer them a periodical workers’ health surveillance programme (WHS). Such a programme is aimed at detecting pre-clinical and clinical abnormalities indicating work-related diseases and changes in by: 9.

health and safety in the construction industry, highlighting on a strategic approach to dealing with three major issues with regards to health and safety in the construction industry.

First, the thesis tries to deal with the problem of how to improve organisational health and safety (OHS) through the monitoring ofFile Size: 6MB. Construction workers may have a high proportion of workers with negative health behaviours; however, many may also be reluctant to participate in or have limited access to workplace health promotion efforts.

Further, the small number of studies examining workplace mental health and/or addiction interventions in the constructionFile Size: KB. Health and safety at construction sites deals with both physical and psychological well-being of workers on construction sites and other persons whose health is likely to be adversely affected by construction Size: KB.

on occupational health, safety and health promotion interventions to help manage the health and wellbeing of older workers, specifically those aged 50 and over. The research had three key goals: to establish whether the health, safety and health promotion needs of older workers are different from those of other age groups.

Construction workers care about maintaining good health and wellbeing at work. • Construction workers have many good ideas to improve their job and workplace. • It is important that good practice is shared across the industry to facilitate healthy ageing.

• Using elements of participatory ergonomics could enable sharing of good by: It could be treatment, a care service or a health promotion activity. The role of health promoters in assessing health needs, deciding on priorities, setting objectives and targets, allocating resources, and monitoring and.

health gain cycle (Fig. Health gain File Size: KB. of all construction workers. This work is further dedicated to all Occupational Health Nurses in South Africa, who believe that the continued health of our workers is the future of our economy and country, and who continue to drive occupational health service delivery forward on a File Size: 1MB.

Rather than a series of projects, workforce health promotion is an ongoing process for improving work and health. Effective health promotion assists employers to adopt appropriate administrative procedures and workers to use safe working practices.

Occupational health personnel benefit from training and education in health promotion to enable them to implement it as a part of their occupational health practice.

occupational safety and health and its accompanying Recommendation (No. The main purposes of the Convention are to ensure that a higher priority is given to occupational safety and health in national agendas and to foster political commitments in a tripartite context for the improvement of occupational safety and Size: 1MB.

the availability of occupational health and safety regulations at workplace 2. the availability of active and functional occupational health and safety committee at workplace 3. monitoring and control of factory hazards to health 4.

supervision and monitoring of hygiene and sanitary facilities for health and welfare of the workers Size: 2MB.

The State shall protect labor, promote full employment, provide equal work opportunity regardless of gender, race, or creed; and regulate employee-employer relations. Male and female employees are entitled to equal compensation for work of equal value and to equal access to promotion and training opportunities.

The average number of health problems in the workers was Regular consumers of tobacco and alcohol were and %, respectively. Nearly one-fifth of the workers had febrile illness, of which % had suspected malaria; % had respiratory infections, while % were found to have hypertension.

Training Manual on Hygiene and Sanitation Promotion and Community Mobilization for Volunteer Community Health Promoters (VCHP)/ Draft for Review 5 Training Agenda Preparing Volunteer Community Health Promoters for Total Behavior Change in Hygiene & Sanitation DAY 1 - Time Activity # Activity Name – a.m.

RegistrationFile Size: 3MB. Evaluating health promotion: a health worker's guide. Sydney: MacLennan & Petty. MLA Citation. Hawe, Penny. and Hall, Jane. and Degeling, Deirdre E. Evaluating health promotion: a health worker's guide / Penelope Hawe, Deirdre Degeling, Jane Hall ; with the assistance of Alison Brierley MacLennan & Petty Sydney Australian/Harvard Citation.

health of workers. Three main categories of health intervention have been proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and these are commonly used in the design and implementation of: primary health care, disease prevention and health promotion programmes.

Primary health care incorporates allFile Size: 1MB. 3. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTHAIM "the promotion and maintenance of the highest degree of physical, mental and social well-being of workers in all occupations"05/15/12 3.

CONTENT• Health promotion of workers• Prevention of occupational diseases• Roles and responsibilities of occupational health nurse• Administration of occupational health. Stein and co-workers showed that hospital workers' participation in at least one health-promotion activity was slightly below 30%, while McCarty and Scheuer showed that employees in healthcare organizations in the United States had a participation rate of 20% and 9%, respectively, in two separate fitness programmes offered to the by:.

Research in Nursing & Health,29, 3–17 Comparison of the Original and Revised Structures of the Health Promotion Model in Predicting Construction Workers’ Use of Hearing Protection David L.

Ronis,{OiSaeng Hong,z Sally L. Lusk§ University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI Accepted 24 September The health promotion model (HPM) was tested as a causal model of construction workers' use of hearing protection (N = ).

Theoretical and exploratory models fit well, with the theoretical model accounting for % of variance and the exploratory model accounting for % of variance in hearing protection by: Project Proposal: Community Health – Development and Implementation of Local Public Health Strategies 3 % of adult population of Serbia are at File Size: KB.