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Employment Law and Occupational Health

Employment Law and Occupational Health Author Joan Lewis
ISBN-10 9781118291009
Release 2012-01-10
Pages 304
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'Employment Law and Occupational Health: A Practical Handbook' provides an essential guide to best practice for all occupational health practitioners. This readable guide to the law will help to ensure both business success and respect for individual employment rights. The cost of sickness absence can present major costs and business management problems. Safeguarding health is therefore vital to both individuals and employers. 'Employment Law and Occupational Health' explores key issues in occupational health practice from pre-employment, through health surveillance and occupational health services, to termination of employment. Topics explored include ethical and confidentiality issues, discrimination, data protection, working abroad, pregnancy and maternity leave, workplace policies, drugs and alcohol testing, stress, counselling, health surveillance and professional conduct rules. This second edition has been fully revised and updated to include a number of significant changes to employment law as well as new case law decisions that have occurred since the 1st Edition was published. Essential new material has also been included around age discrimination, disability discrimination, work related stress, corporate manslaughter and work-place bullying. An accessible, practical guide to applying health law in everyday practice. For occupational health nurses and other occupational health practitioners. Addresses key employment issues from pre-employment to termination of employment. Includes case studies, procedural checklists, and template letters and forms.



Employment Law and Occupational Health

Employment Law and Occupational Health Author Joan Lewis
ISBN-10 9781405172233
Release 2008-04-15
Pages 216
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Employment law and occupational health: a practical handbook provides an essential guide to best practice for all occupational health practitioners. This readable guide to the law will help to ensure both business success and respect for individual employment rights. The cost of sickness absence can present major costs and business management problems to employers and safeguarding health is therefore vital to every individual and to all employers. Employment law and occupational health: a practical handbook explores key issues in occupational health practice from pre-employment, through health surveillance and occupational health services to termination of employment. Topics explored include ethical and confidentiality issues, discrimination, data protection, working abroad, pregnancy and maternity leave, workplace policies, drugs and alcohol testing, stress, counselling, health surveillance and professional conduct rules.



Employment Law and Occupational Health

Employment Law and Occupational Health Author Joan Lewis
ISBN-10 9781444320497
Release 2010-01-29
Pages 240
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'Employment Law and Occupational Health: A Practical Handbook' provides an essential guide to best practice for all occupational health practitioners. This readable guide to the law will help to ensure both business success and respect for individual employment rights. The cost of sickness absence can present major costs and business management problems. Safeguarding health is therefore vital to both individuals and employers. 'Employment Law and Occupational Health' explores key issues in occupational health practice from pre-employment, through health surveillance and occupational health services, to termination of employment. Topics explored include ethical and confidentiality issues, discrimination, data protection, working abroad, pregnancy and maternity leave, workplace policies, drugs and alcohol testing, stress, counselling, health surveillance and professional conduct rules. This second edition has been fully revised and updated to include a number of significant changes to employment law as well as new case law decisions that have occurred since the 1st Edition was published. Essential new material has also been included around age discrimination, disability discrimination, work related stress, corporate manslaughter and work-place bullying. An accessible, practical guide to applying health law in everyday practice. For occupational health nurses and other occupational health practitioners. Addresses key employment issues from pre-employment to termination of employment. Includes case studies, procedural checklists, and template letters and forms.



Occupational Health Services

Occupational Health Services Author Tee L. Guidotti
ISBN-10 9781136215599
Release 2012-09-10
Pages 472
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Workers and their families, employers, and society as a whole benefit when providers deliver the best quality of care to injured workers and when they know how to provide effective services for both prevention and fitness for duty and understand why, instead of just following regulations. Designed for professionals who deliver, manage, and hold oversight responsibility for occupational health in an organization or in the community, Occupational Health Services guides the busy practitioner and clinic manager in setting up, running, and improving healthcare services for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and occupational management of work-related health issues. The text covers: an overview of occupational health care in the US and Canada: how it is organized, who pays for what, how it is regulated, and how workers’ compensation works how occupational health services are managed in practice, whether within a company, as a global network, in a hospital or medical group practice, as a free-standing clinic, or following other models management of core services, including recordkeeping, marketing, service delivery options, staff recruitment and evaluation, and program evaluation depth and detail on specific services, including clinical service delivery for injured workers, periodic health surveillance, impairment assessment, fitness for duty, alcohol and drug testing, employee assistance, mental health, health promotion, emergency management, global health management, and medico-legal services. This highly focused and relevant combined handbook and textbook is aimed at improving the provision of care and health protection for workers and will be of use to both managers and health practitioners from a range of backgrounds, including but not limited to medicine, nursing, health services administration, and physical therapy.



Oxford Handbook of General Practice

Oxford Handbook of General Practice Author Chantal Simon
ISBN-10 9780199671038
Release 2014-02
Pages 1157
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The Oxford Handbook of General Practice is an essential lifeline for the busy GP. It includes hands-on advice to help with any day-to-day problems which might arise in general practice. Revised and updated throughout, this new edition includes several new chapters and expanded information on the new GP contract and training.



The Employer s Legal Handbook

The Employer s Legal Handbook Author Fred Steingold
ISBN-10 9781413304565
Release 2007
Pages 370
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The entire spectrum of workplace issues is covered in a thoroughly revised edition of a legal manual that shows readers how to comply with the most recent regulations, run a safe and fair workplace, avoid lawsuits, and deal with such issues as employee benefits, disciplinary action, hiring and firing, taxes, and harassment and discrimination. Original.



Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws

Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws Author Lisa Guerin
ISBN-10 9781413322811
Release 2016-04-18
Pages 512
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This book is an invaluable resource for managers, supervisors, HR professionals, and anyone else who needs to know about federal employment laws. It takes the 20 most important federal workplace laws and breaks them down into plain English, chapter by chapter. Managers and HR professionals can pick up this easy-to-use reference guide any time they have questions about their obligations under federal employment laws.



Hong Kong Employment Law

Hong Kong Employment Law Author
ISBN-10 9881754534
Release 2008
Pages 501
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This book will allow you to get a firm grasp of the relevant legislation so you’ll always be alert to its day-to-day impact on the employment relationship; and take practical steps to make sure your employee relationships and your business are not exposed to legal challenges. Step by step through the best-practice procedures that ensure full compliance with all relevant Hong Kong laws. Case studies and worked examples—dozens of them—clearly illuminate just about any difficulty likely to arise in any employment situation.



Create Your Own Employee Handbook

Create Your Own Employee Handbook Author Lisa Guerin
ISBN-10 9781413323979
Release 2017-05-29
Pages 440
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Every company needs an employee handbook, but not every company has one. Lawyers charge thousands of dollars for a handbook; other “do-it-yourself” products don’t offer the updated legal information and careful guidance necessary to do a good job. Create Your Own Employee Handbook bridges the gap, with detailed explanations, information on current state and federal laws, and more than a hundred sample policies you can tailor to your own workplace.



Managing for Resilience

Managing for Resilience Author Monique F. Crane
ISBN-10 9781317299806
Release 2017-06-26
Pages 246
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In an era of longer hours and shorter contracts, of tighter margins and frequent organizational change, stress can undermine both the mental health and performance of employees. A culture of resilience in the workplace, however, offers the potential to support psychological wellbeing and improve the performance of both people and organizations. This is the first book to provide managers with a guide to fostering psychological resilience within their teams. It synthesises not only the latest cutting-edge research in the area, but also translates this into practical advice for a range of organizational settings. Chapters cover the following important issues: Key personality factors related to resilience How job design and routines can improve employee resilience How to build a resilient team Communicating change and improving teamwork Modelling resilient thinking and behaviour as a leader Selecting the right resilience training for your organisation This is the ideal book for anyone interested in fostering a high-performance and emotionally resilient workforce, whether they are a manager, HR professional or occupational psychologist. Its cutting edge approach will also make it important reading for students and researchers of organizational and occupational psychology.



A Practical Guide to Environmental Impact Assessment

A Practical Guide to Environmental Impact Assessment Author Paul A. Erickson
ISBN-10 UOM:39015032431622
Release 1994
Pages 266
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Impact assessment has become a crucial element of the interface between society and the environment. This practical guide to the assessment process will help ecologists, environmental scientists, and civil engineers to identify the conceptual foundation of the assessments they are preparing. The guide is also intended to help policy makers understand the scientific basis for these surveys as well as the biotic and abiotic parameters. A Practical Guide to Environmental Impact Assessment will appeal to a broad cross section of those pondering land use decisions. Key Features * A conceptual guide to technical and scientific issues relevant to impact assessment * Does not assume special training * Useful regardless of political or social context within which impact is being assessed * Provides both planners and impact assessors with background necessary for evaluating environmental impacts * Covers both physical and social parameters that influence impact assessment



Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009 Author U. S. Department of Labor
ISBN-10 9781602393202
Release 2008-12
Pages 890
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A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.



Occupational Safety and Health Law Handbook

Occupational Safety and Health Law Handbook Author Melissa A. Bailey
ISBN-10 9781598886795
Release 2016-03-31
Pages 372
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Now in its third edition, this popular Handbook has been your go-to guide to the fundamentals of occupational safety and health law for over a decade. This new edition provides an authoritative and up-to-date reference that you count on for its reliable information and straightforward explanation. Each chapter is written by a highly respected attorney who is an expert in the field. Yet the book is written without legal jargon, in plain English that anyone can understand. In it, the authors provide interpretations of many facets of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, review regulations and standards governing employee protection, and offer advice for dealing with regulatory authorities. The Handbook covers all of the important legal aspects of the Occupational Safety and Health Act with clearly written explanations of such issues as the boundaries of OSHA regulations, general administrative law concepts, and OSHA's enforcement tactics. It provides “Practitioner's Tips”—useful legal guidance given by experienced attorneys for complying with OSHA inspection regulations and enforcing employers' and employees' rights during inspections. It describes changes to the probable cause test under OSHA's “Warrant Requirement.” It also explains the legal and practical consequences facing a business not contesting OSHA citations, OSHA's use of “Monitoring Devices on Employees,” and more. This new edition covers major changes to the Hazard Communication Standard, new enforcement initiatives, updated regulations in the construction industry, new emergency response procedures, and more.



MeToo

 MeToo Author Mirande Valbrune
ISBN-10 1984374168
Release 2018-03-11
Pages 174
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In her highly engaging debut business book, #MeToo: A Practical Guide to Navigating Today's Cultural Workplace Revolution, Mirande Valbrune harnesses her employment law knowledge and expertise to highlight the events that catalyzed the #MeToo movement and to provide practical guidance and tools that can be used to handle a variety of workplace scenarios inspired by real #MeToo stories. Hollywood has experienced a tidal wave of accusations of sexual misconduct. Many victims were encouraged to come forward following the allegations aimed at entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein in the fall of 2017. The floodgates of conversation and shared experiences have opened, and the #MeToo movement has transformed discussions about sexual abuse and harassment in the workplace. The case studies provided in this book, inspired by real #MeToo stories, can serve to help employees, employers, and those "afraid of getting it wrong" to handle more effectively instances and allegations of sexual abuse or harassment that may arise at work.



The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations

The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations Author Lisa Guerin
ISBN-10 9781413322736
Release 2016-05-25
Pages 448
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Mishandling workplace complaints can lead to lawsuits and other legal trouble. By following the ten steps laid out in the book, managers and HR professionals can learn how to take complaints, conduct interviews, document findings, and ultimately make decisions that will keep employees safe and the company out of the courtroom.



Handbook of occupational safety and health

Handbook of occupational safety and health Author Louis J. DiBerardinis
ISBN-10 UOM:39015046909282
Release 1999
Pages 1232
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Workplace safety and health is serious business. In work environments where the safety and health of employees is a significant issue, a major leadership challenge is to instill shared, companywide values that establish the safety, health, and well-being of each individual as a paramount concern of the business. Now in its second edition, the Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health, originally edited by Lawrence Slote, remains an essential first source for quick, practical answers on this pivotal workplace issue. Concise chapters detail specific issues of biological, chemical, and physical hazards to workplace safety and health, and also address a broad spectrum of management concerns including training, workers' compensation, liability coverage, and regulatory matters. While adhering to the requirements set by the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1971, the authors of this volume advocate a progressive approach that exceeds basic compliance with established regulations. Chapters emphasize not only worker protection through safe equipment and management supervision, but also the safety training of workers. Throughout, contributors stress the need to align safety and health concerns fully with a company's business objectives, offering insight into how these dual interests can be integrated. With many chapters structured in an accessible "how-to" format, even those professionals inexperienced in occupational safety issues can rapidly gain a practical knowledge of the particular concerns of their industry. For launching or updating a comprehensive workplace safety program, or for assistance with confronting specific problems when they occur, the Handbook is an ideal starting point for assessing risks and initiating proactive measures to prevent accidents in any industry. A new edition of the one-stop source for practical information on occupational safety and health. Now expanded by more than 50 percent, this Second Edition of the Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health, originally edited by Lawrence Slote, demonstrates how to control hazards to safety and health in many types of work environments-and how to deal with injuries when they do occur. It features 30 concise chapters that enable even those not formally trained in occupational safety to get up to speed quickly, plus more than 150 helpful illustrations that complement the text. With up-to-date contributions from occupational physicians, public health professionals, legal experts, and specialists in areas ranging from chemicals and radiation to noise exposure, this comprehensive Handbook presents a complete program of effective responses to a vast range of occupational safety and health problems. It includes: * An overview of the field and its recent advances, with a clear explanation of managerial roles and responsibilities for safety and health * Five sections on a variety of issues-safety evaluations, health assessment, control practices, physical hazards, and legal affairs-that make it simple to pinpoint information quickly * How-to advice-step-by-step guidance on how to conduct an accident investigation, maintain a quality medical surveillance program, and much more * Chapters on the prevention of specific hazards such as dermatoses, heat stress, radiation, respiratory illness,and infection * Includes updated material based on chapters from Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, Fourth Edition



Practical Occupational Medicine 2Ed

Practical Occupational Medicine 2Ed Author Anthony Seaton
ISBN-10 9781444114713
Release 2012-12-11
Pages 368
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The second edition of Practical Occupational Medicine bridges the gap between day-to-day clinical practice, concerned primarily with diagnosis and treatment of disease, and occupational health practice which is concerned with the prevention of work-related disease and the management of ill health in relation to the workplace. All aspects of the clinicians' role are covered, from occupational history-taking through to rehabilitation and health promotion. Important changes in this new edition include an emphasis on key principles of good practice, enhanced international applicability and enhanced, more structured, presentation of information. In addition to general revision and updates throughout the text, the case histories have been revisited throughout, the section on disability and fitness for work has been thoroughly reworked and a new chapter on the delivery of occupational health care is included.