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1. The combination of a bone graft, metal instrumentation, prosthetic devices, and/or bone cement applied to a specific level of the skeleton in the course of reconstructive or fracture surgery.
2. In psychiatry/psychology, a set of related ideas used to define, understand, and assess a given phenomenon.


Combination of a bone graft, metal instrumentation, prosthetic devices, and/or bone cement applied to a specific level of the skeleton in the course of reconstructive, dental, or fracture surgery.
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The state minister for Labour and Employment, however, admitted that in most of the cases construction workers didn't use the equipment which is necessary for their security during the construction works.
13] Cost of accidents, day loss, and illness are most effective measuring method for the assessment of construction workers safety program.
The present study employs the panel regression technique to test the extended version of Mincer (1974) wage equation, popularly known as "human capital earnings function", for the construction workers in India.
High risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include Veterans of the US Navy, power plant workers, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, steel mill workers, miners, factory workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, and construction workers.
The idea was to identify a simple, readily available and cost effective screening test that would help in identifying the presence of disease, its severity in the construction workers potentially related to their workplace.
ALMOST ALL construction workers will be injured or become ill on the job at least once in their lifetimes, and they also face a greater risk of premature death than those in other occupations, according to new data released during APHA's 139th Annual Meeting.
Adelaide construction worker Ark Tribe has been found not guilty of failing to attend a compulsory Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) interrogation in 2008.
CONSTRUCTION HAS BECOME one of the most unsafe, unfair and dangerous jobs in Texas, according to a recent report released by the Workers Defense Project, which found that a construction worker was killed on the job every two and a half days in the state in 2007.
Poitier won a Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Homer Smith, an unemployed construction worker who stumbles into a Western desert, where a group of nuns believes he has been sent by God to build them a church.
Steven Melody, 28, construction worker, Gateshead: I vote by ballot box because it is traditional.
Based on the latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), around 46 percent of the over 3 million construction workers in the country are paid only between P11,000 and P13,999 per month.
The Philippines and Japan have signed an agreement to conduct further training of construction workers to boost the supply of qualified manpower for both countries, which are currently experiencing a shortage of workers due to the accelerated implementation of infrastructure projects.

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