Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Chapter 11 Becoming A Healthy Worker: Section 11.1.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Chapter 11 Becoming A Healthy Worker: Section 11.1."— Presentation transcript:

1 Chapter 11 Becoming A Healthy Worker: Section 11.1

2 Chapter 11.1: Becoming A Healthy Worker  OBJECTIVES  Recognize the relationship between good health & career success  Explain the health benefits of exercise, a balanced diet & rest

3 Chapter 11.1: Becoming A Healthy Worker  What It Takes to Be Healthy  Good health means more than being free of pain or illness  You can’t have total control over your health BUT you can influence you  Diet  Exercise  Rest

4 Chapter 11.1: Becoming A Healthy Worker  Eating Wisely  Nutrients – the substances in food that the body needs to produce energy and stay healthy

5 Chapter 11.1: Becoming A Healthy Worker

6

7  Exercising for Fitness  Exercise takes energy but also gives back energy.  Builds strength & endurance  Feel mentally alert  Reduce tension & anxiety  Sedentary – spending most of your time sitting  Recommended 20 minutes aerobic/day  Weight/Anaerobic every 1-2 days

8 Chapter 11.1: Becoming A Healthy Worker  Sleep…zzzzzzz  8 hours per week recommended  Too little sleep causes problems with concentration & makes you more prone to accidents  Sleep recharges the body and brain  Aim to sleep on the same timeframe every day (even weekends!)  Avoid caffeine-rich foods/drinks such as chocolate & soda before bed

9 Chapter 11.1: Becoming A Healthy Worker  Addiction  You are in charge of your body and mind.  Addiction is essentially a loss of control and a physical/psychological need for a substance  Alcohol  Drugs  Prescription Meds  Smoking  Can lead to depression, heart attack, liver disease & death

10 Chapter 11.1: Becoming A Healthy Worker  STRESS  43% of people have physical or emotional symptoms that result from stress  Stress costs the U.S. $7,500 per worker per year!  Stress is a natural reaction to conflict.  It becomes negative when your body’s reaction doesn’t return to normal but stays at an unnecessary state of alert.

11 Chapter 11.1: Becoming A Healthy Worker  STRESS  Coping with Stress  Deep Breathing  Visualization  Taking a time out  Handling stress is also a leadership skill

12 Chapter 11.2: Safety On the Job  The Facts  6.5 million people are injured on the job every year  Part of your job is to make sure you’re not one of them!  Accidents cost billions of $ annually in lost wages, medical expenses & insurance claims 

13 Chapter 11.2: Safety On the Job  Government’s Role  The Government sets workplace safety standards  Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  Is a branch of the US Dept. of Labor  OSHA oversees workplace safety by:  Random jobsite visitations  Fines

14 Chapter 11.2: Safety On the Job  Employer’s Roles  Employer’s Must:  Provide a workplace free from health & accident hazards  Provide equipment & materials needed to do the work safely  Teach employees to use equipment  Inform employees when materials or conditions are hazardous  Keep records of job-related illnesses & injuries  Establish policies & procedures for conservation & environmental protection (recycling, hazardous waste)

15 Chapter 11.2: Safety On the Job  Definitions  Repetitive stress injuries – ailments that develop after the same motions are performed over and over  Ergonomics – the science of redesigning work stations to make them safer, more comfortable & more efficient

16 Chapter 11.2: Safety On the Job  Worker’s Roles  Employee’s Must:  Follow regulations  Learn safety regulations  Know how to operate, maintain & troubleshoot equipment  Report unsafe conditions or practices immediately

17 Chapter 11.2: Safety On the Job  When Nature Strikes  FIRE  Leave building immediately using stairs or window (not elevator)  Stay close to floor if you can’t get out to avoid smoke  Test doors for heat before opening.  STOP DROP ROLL!  Leave fire fighting to the experts

18 Chapter 11.2: Safety On the Job  When Nature Strikes  EARTHQUAKES  Most common dangers are falling objects, glass and collapsing structures  Stay inside if already inside. Move next to a table or desk (not under). Find a “T” zone  If outdoors stay away from tall objects or buildings. Go to most open area

19 Chapter 11.2: Safety On the Job  When Nature Strikes  HURRICANES  Wind and Rain are the biggest harm  Listen to bulletins on radio or tv  Always have a flashlight and battery operated radio nearby  Board up windows and doors.  Tie down or remove loose objects or furniture  If evacuation is ordered PLEASE LEAVE!

20 Chapter 11.2: Safety On the Job  When Nature Strikes  TORNADO  Wind and Rain are the biggest harm  Go indoors and stay away from windows (most interior hallway or room, basement or bathtubs if at home)  Cover yourself with mattress or blanket if able  If outside find a ditch or low ground area and stay down until sure it is over


Download ppt "Chapter 11 Becoming A Healthy Worker: Section 11.1."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google