Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease. According, to World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labor Organization (ILO), the organizational health refers to an employee health on the basis of well being of workers.
WORKING CONDITIONS AFFECTING HEALTH
The main physical factors influencing the worker’s health are as follows,
- Temperature and Ventilation
- Freedom from noise
- Dust control
- Working space and Seating arrangement, etc.
OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS AND DISEASES
In certain industries workers are exposed to health hazards and diseases, they arise due to the following,
- Chemical Substances
- Biological Hazards
- Environmental Hazards
- Atmospheric Conditions, etc.