Hazards in Work Place--Effect workers' health
Hazards in Work Place--Effect workers' health from Biohazards
In the work environment, there are many types of hazards - such as chemistry, ergonomics, physical and social psychology and so on. These hazards may cause harm or adverse effects to workers in the workplace.
Workers should obtain specific hazards and methods of controlling the hazards, including identification, risk assessment and inspections to ensure workers' workplace health and safety.
Many workplaces have certain hazards that may harm workers' short- and long-term health, leading to worker illness, disorders and injuries.
Examples of biohazards in the work environment
Sources of biological hazards may include bacteria, viruses, insects, plants, birds, animals and humans.
These sources can cause various human health effects, from skin irritation and allergies to infections (eg tuberculosis, AIDS) and cancer.