Assignment Topic: Occupational Health and long-term diseases prevention
Discuss the importance of occupational health principles for long term occupational diseases
The discussion should include;
• Health promotion
• Physical fitness testing
• Health services
• Health surveillance
• Occupational health in practice (vocational rehabilitation, return to work,
You should use an example of occupational disease(s) that could arise from hazards in your
workplace or where you have most work experience, providing descriptions of the workplace,
task analysis, population at risk etc. for further discussion.
Presentation of your assignment
1. Your report should not exceed 2,500 words ± 10%, not including reference list.
2. Please only utilise appropriate references from the year 2010 to present, which should include
15-25 individual references.
3. Assignments must be submitted online by 23:59 on the date of submission.
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