occupational exposure

oc·cu·pa·tion·al ex·po·sure

(okyū-pāshŭn-ăl eks-pōzhŭr)
Reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral contact with blood, bodily fluids, or other potentially infectious material that may result from the performance of one's professional duties.
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Amman, June 15 (Petra) - The Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) Board of Commissioners has approved licensing requirements of transporting radioactive and nuclear materials and radiation protection related to occupational exposure to ensure the protection of humans and the environment from pollution and exposure to ionizing radiation.
Since then numerous reports from various countries have documented the contamination of working areas with cytostatics and their, or their metabolites, presence in the employees' urine or blood, which directly indicates the occurrence of occupational exposure [1,4].
Occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica occurs when cutting, sawing, drilling, and crushing of concrete, brick, ceramic tiles, rock, and stone products.
NI0SH published a Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Heat and Hot Environments in February 2016.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, occupational exposure limits for heat stress are exceeded in most recorded cases of outdoor occupational heat-related illness, according to research published in the July 6 issue of the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
LAHORE -- Over 10 million people in the country are suffering from different respiratory diseases, and the count is increasing to air pollution, smoking, occupational exposure and shortage of required medicines.
Advice relative to the management of an occupational exposure from a patient with suspected of proven Ebola viral disease [in French] [cited 2014 Dec 4].
Among occupational factors, sufficient evidence has been collected to establish the association between the occupational exposure to silica and scleroderma: a meta-analysis has reported that the risk of the SS has at least tripled among workers exposed to silica [2].
The first case of documented seroconversion after a specific occupational exposure to HIV was reported in 1984 and an approximate number of 1000 cases occur each year due to accidental exposure.
DENVER -- Of all the procedures and behaviors that place physicians at risk for occupational exposure, needlestick injuries rank at the top.

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