Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics by Paul B. Thompson, David M. Kaplan (eds.)

By Paul B. Thompson, David M. Kaplan (eds.)

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They provide academic instruction to students in kindergarten through grade 12 in a variety of settings, including public schools, parochial schools, boarding and other private schools, and military academies. Some secondary schools offer a combination of academic and career and technical instruction. Postsecondary institutions—universities, colleges, professional schools, community or junior colleges, and career and technical institutes—provide education and training in both academic and technical subjects for high-school graduates and other adults.

Hazard prevention described in this book is addressed both from practical and regulatory approaches. 6 COMPREHENSIVE ACCIDENT PREVENTION Accident prevention is very complex because of interactions that transpire within the workplace. These interactions are between . . Workers Management Equipment=machines Environment The interaction between workers, management, equipment=machinery, and the workplace environment have enough complexity themselves as they try to blend together in the physical workplace environment.

Not occurring in real time and usually having a latency period before signs and symptoms occur. Not readily observable and have been linked to personal habits and exposure from hobbies. There is the question of multiple exposures and synergistic effects on-the-job and off-the-job. Not always easy to detect cause and effect relationships. Often difficult to diagnose since many exhibit flu or cold symptoms. These are not excuses for not pursuing preventive strategies, but an explanation of why occupational illnesses are more difficult to accurately describe and identify their root cause.

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