Please review the Discussion Board Grading Rubric in the Course Resources.
Each Unit, you are required to post one (1) initial response and two (2) replies to your peers and/or Professor. Your initial response should be at least 150 words and contain a reference list for the sources used to support your response; the word count minimum excludes the references. The responses to others should be at least 75 words each. Please be sure to cite all of your sources in APA format in accordance with the Discussion Board Grading Rubric.
For the Unit 6 Discussion, address the following questions:
- Describe a time when you encountered a hazard in the workplace that could have caused or did cause an injury. This could be a single incident or repetitive motion issue.
- Why did the hazard exist? Was the business negligent in providing proper protection or training for their employees, or was the employee not following workplace rules, protocols, training, etc.?
- Discuss the occupational organizations (governmental and/or non-governmental) that might be involved when investigating the workplace injury.
- What laws, regulations, policies and/or programs in place to prevent this type of injury?