Introduction to the Health Professions by Y. H. Hui, Peggy Stanfield

By Y. H. Hui, Peggy Stanfield

The recent variation of this significant textual content displays the various adjustments that experience taken position within the well-being professions. health and wellbeing care reform, the extra social, moral, and political concerns that experience arisen, and their relation to the healthiness care professions also are coated. moreover, this version contains a wholly new part concentrating on quite a few treatment careers. perfect for college kids in all well-being professions and industries.

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46 CHAPTER 4 FEDERAL AGENCIES, LAWS, AND REGULATIONS 4-8 OTHER DEPARTMENTS, AGENCIES, AND SAFETY PROGRAMS Many departments and agencies that have not been listed have safety programs as well, at least for their own employees or contractors. S. Army Corps of Engineers has detailed safety rules and regulations that Corps construction contractors must follow. By executive order of the President, all agencies within the executive branch are required to comply with safety laws and regulations. Under the OHSAct of 1970, states may choose to operate programs to protect the safety of workers under federal guidelines or to allow the federal OSHA administration to operate such programs with the states.

3. What is the main difference between civil and criminal law? 4. S. Code? 5. Describe the methods used to label acts of Congress. 6. What is the Code of Federal Regulations? How is it indexed? 7. What is the Federal Register? What is its significance for safety and health information? 8. What is the name for each federal agency identified below by acronym? Is it an independent agency? What safety and health responsibility does it have? , Washington, DC, revised periodically. United States Government Manual, Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Service, Washington, DC, biennial.

Haddon, W. , “On the Escape of Tigers: An Ecological Note,” Technology Review, May: 45–47 (1970). , American Society of Safety Engineers, Des Plaines, IL, 2001. Lowrence, W. , Of Acceptable Risk, William Kaufman, Los Altos, CA, 1976. , Heinrich Revisited: Truisms or Myths, National Safety Council, Itasca, IL, 2002. Safety and Health Classics, National Safety Council, Itasca, IL, 2000. PA RT II LAWS, REGULATIONS, AND STANDARDS THIS SECTION of the book discusses legal concepts, laws and regulations, and standards of government and private organizations that are important for safety engineering.

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