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Normal Ranges of Joint Motion PDF Print E-mail
Posted by Dr. Ahmad Latif in Articles on January 05, 2016

Range of motion (ROM) is a measurement of movement around a joint. Measuring ROM is helpful to assess flexibility, ability to work and fitness. 

According to Kurz, the following tables indicates the normal ranges of joint motion for various parts of the body:

Neck
Flexion: 70-90 degrees

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Noise and Pregnancy PDF Print E-mail
Posted by Administrator in Articles on November 02, 2015

Working in a noisy job when you’re pregnant can affect your hearing and increase your stress levels. When the noise level is very high, like a jackhammer or at a rock concert, it may increase your chances of having a baby with hearing problems. Here, you can learn more about noise at work and what you can do to reduce your exposure for a healthier pregnancy.

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Pregnancy and Lead Poisoning PDF Print E-mail
Posted by Dr. Ahmad Latif in Articles on November 02, 2015

Prevent Lead Poisoning. Start Now.

Lead poisoning is caused by breathing or swallowing lead. Lead can pass from a mother to her unborn baby.

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Caffeine for Shift Workers PDF Print E-mail


For nurses, drivers and others working the night shift, a cup of caffeine may do more than help them stay awake. According to a new study by Cochrane researchers, it may also help them avoid mistakes and improve their job performance, say researchers. This could mean fewer job-related accidents and injuries, although studies have yet to prove this. 

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 December 2012 01:03
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New health center for workers in Qatar PDF Print E-mail


A Workers Health Center by Qatar Red Crescent is a health center built in Industrial Area of Qatar that serve the workers of the area, Is now fully functional.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 November 2012 22:11
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Workplace Health Promotion Plan Development PDF Print E-mail
Posted by Administrator in Articles on December 07, 2011

Successful workplace health promotion programs must incorporate an outcome-oriented workplace health promotion operating plan. A workplace health promotion operating plan is important because it:

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Preventing Occupational Asthma PDF Print E-mail


Definition, and Frequency

"Occupational asthma is a disease characterised by variable air flow limitation and/or airway hyper-responsiveness due to causes and conditions attributable to a particular occupational environment and not to stimuli encountered outside the workplace" (Bernstein et al 1993). Within this definition two types of occupational asthma can be distinguished: 

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 March 2012 15:52
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