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Occupational

Meanings and phrases

occupational

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. of or relating to the activity or business for which you are trained

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment; OSHA

occupational disease

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. disease or disability resulting from conditions of employment (usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts); industrial disease

occupational group

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a body of people doing the same kind of work; vocation

occupational hazard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any condition of a job that can result in illness or injury

occupational safety and health act

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment; federal job safety law

occupational therapy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. therapy based on engagement in meaningful activities of daily life, especially to enable or encourage participation in such activities in spite of impairments or limitations in physical or mental functions
E.g.
  • Lastly, occupational therapy can help with skills needed for later independence.
  • After his release, he underwent months of occupational therapy and physiotherapy.
  • Individuals with arthritis can benefit from both physical and occupational therapy.

occupational health

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There are unique occupational health issues in the casino industry.
  • NPA built health centers and occupational health services throughout the country.
  • Commercial diving using scuba is generally restricted for reasons of occupational health and safety.

occupational surname

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E.g.
  • Molina (surname) Molina is a Spanish occupational surname.
  • Brasser Brasser is a Dutch and German occupational surname.
  • Veerman Veerman is a Dutch occupational surname meaning "ferryman".

occupational safety

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • VR simulates real workplaces for occupational safety and health (OSH) purposes.
  • building maintenance, and occupational safety and health from the technical center.
  • This occupational safety principle originates from the Lagerlunda train crash of 1875 in Sweden.

occupational exposure

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E.g.
  • Historically occupational exposure to dioxins has been a major problem.
  • Atmospheric concentrations above one in a thousand are above the European Union occupational exposure limits.
  • Antimony toxicity typically occurs either due to occupational exposure, during therapy or from accidental ingestion.

occupational therapists

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Children may be treated by speech, physical and occupational therapists.
  • As a result, occupational therapists may educate, recommend, and promote the use of AT to improve the quality of life for their clients.
  • There is expected to be a similarly increased demand in other healthcare professionals, such as nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and dentists.
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