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Maximum utilization of the worker having orthopedic disabilities.
Occupational health and safety symposia. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-136, 1976 Feb; :131-136
Factors for the successful employment of the orthopedically handicapped include proper medical evaluation; proper job placement and periodic re-evaluation of employees health status. Vocational rehabilitational of the recently handicapped requires the following careful evaluations: medical, psychological, including intelligence testing; social adjustment; and vocational interests and abilities.
Psychological-factors; Disabled-workers; Handicaps; Medical-care; Physiological-factors; Industrial-medicine
Occupational health and safety symposia
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