This essay focuses on Washington University School of Medicine.So many diseases can be prevented if you assess your risk factors and consult your medical professional early on.
My Disease Risk Factors
So many diseases can be prevented if you assess your risk factors and consult your medical professional early on. Visit the Washington University School of Medicine’s Siteman Cancer Center website (Direct Link: https://siteman.wustl.edu/prevention/ydr/?ScreenControl=YDRGeneral&ScreenName=YDRHome.htm) to assess your risk of the following diseases:
Further, heart Disease
1. Take at least one of the disease risk assessments.
2. Write at least 200 words describing the results and what you learned.
3. Submit your assignment using the My Disease Risk Factors link above.
4. This assignment is due by midnight Sunday night.
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Step 1: Identify hazards, i.e. anything that may cause harm.
Employers have a duty to assess the health and safety risks faced by their workers. Your employer must systematically check for possible physical, mental, chemical and biological hazards.
This is one common classification of hazards:
Identifying who is at risk starts with your organisation’s own full- and part-time employees. Employers must also assess risks faced by agency and contract staff, visitors, clients and other members of the public on their premises.
Employers must review work routines in all the different locations and situations where their staff are employment. For example:
Employers have special duties towards the health and safety of young workers, disabled employees, nightworkers, shiftworkers, and pregnant or breastfeeding women.
Step 3: Assess the risks and take action.
This means employers must consider how likely it is that each hazard could cause harm. This will determine whether or not your employer should reduce the level of risk. Even after all precautions to take, some risk usually remains. Employers must decide for each remaining hazard whether the risk remains high, medium or low.
Step 4: Make a record of the findings.
Employers with five or more staff are required to record in writing the main findings of the risk assessment. This record should include details of any hazards noted in the risk assessment, and action taken to reduce or eliminate risk.
This record provides proof that the assessment was carried out, and is used as the basis for a later review of working practices. The risk assessment is a working document. You should be able to read it. It should not be locked away in a cupboard.
Step 5: Review the risk assessment.
A risk assessment must be kept under review in order to: