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International hazard datasheet on occupation: cricket player.

Gordon A
Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Chicago, School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Division, 2014 Mar; :1-4
What is a Hazard Datasheet on Occupation? This datasheet is one of the international Datasheets on Occupations. It is intended for those professionally concerned with health and safety at work: occupational physicians and nurses, safety engineers, hygienists, education and information specialists, inspectors, employers' representatives, workers' representatives, safety officers and other competent persons. This datasheet list, in a standard format, different hazards to which Cricket Players may be exposed in the course of their normal work. This datasheet is a source of information rather than advice. With the knowledge of what cause injuries and diseases, is easier to design and implement suitable measures towards prevention. Who is a cricket player? Cricketer is a sports player that performs either solely or in combination: overhead bowling of ball, batting, wicket keeping and out-fielding; the game consists of two teams of 11 players. What is dangerous about this job? 1. Cricket players when bowling at faster speeds (greater than 80 mph) and repetitively (hours in a game) over many years, may have injuries to shoulders, elbows and/or lower body. 2. Cricket players during bowling, battling or playing in the outfield may suffer impact injuries from the hard ball used, thus causing boney factures, eye injuries, and possible head injuries. 3.Cricket players are often exposed to physical hazards such as heat, ultraviolet radiation from playing in the sunlight and stadium noise.
Sports injuries; Injuries; Extremities; Musculoskeletal system disorders; MSD; Musculoskeletal disorders; Eye injuries; Head injuries; Heat exposure; Ultraviolet radiation; Exposure levels; Noise exposure; Noise; Author Keywords: Cricket player; Cricketer
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International hazard datasheet on occupation: cricket player
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Page last reviewed: May 11, 2023
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division