Unit VIII Case Study
Select one of the three NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation Reports listed below, and perform a critical analysis of the report.
Option 1. Health Hazard Evaluation Report, HETA 2010-0114-3168. (2012). Ergonomic Evaluation of Surfacing and Finishing Tasks during Eyeglass Manufacturing – Minnesota.
Option 2. Health Hazard Evaluation Report, HETA 2010-0008-3148. (2011). Ergonomic and Safety Climate Evaluation at a Brewery – Colorado.
Option 3. Health hazard evaluation report, HETA 2007-0098-3061. (2008). Ergonomic Evaluation of Frank Hangers at a Turkey Processing Plant – California.
Your case study review must include the following headings per APA guidelines:
- Introduction –Provide a description of the selected case. Describe the issues of the case, and state the purpose for the paper.
- Methods – State the evaluation criteria used in the NIOSH HHE Report.
- Results – Present the findings from the Health hazard evaluation.
- Recommendations – Describe the recommendations for improvements.
- Discussion – Review relevant literature on the subject. Does research support the recommendations of the case? In addition, are there any other issues of concern?
- Conclusion – Present your comments on the case. What did you learn in this review? What more would you like to have seen discussed in the report? In general, your own opinions should only be included in this section.
Your answer to this assignment must be four to six pages, double spaced, and 12 point font (separate title page and reference page are not included in the page length). The assignment requires that you use your textbook and at least two other references and readings which pertain to the topic in question. CSU requires that students use APA style for papers and projects. Therefore, the APA rules for formatting, quoting, paraphrasing, citing, and listing of sources are to be followed. A document titled “APA Guide” is available for you to download in the Learning Resources area of the myCSU Student Portal.
Unit IV Project
Perform a critical review of the following NIOSH Publication:
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2007).
Ergonomic guidelines for manual material handling (DHHS [NIOSH] Publication No. 2007-191). Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2007-131/pdfs/2007-131.pdf
Click here to access a PDF of the NIOSH Publication No. 2007-191.
You must specifically summarize and analyze the following information in the indicated NIOSH publication:
- Engineering and administrative improvements
- Proactive action plan
- The three improvement options mentioned in the publication
However, you may also discuss any other topics you find interesting in publication.
The project must include, at minimum, the following components:
- Engineering and Administrative Improvements
- Proactive Action Plan
- Improvement Options
- Summary of your own opinions and comments on what you learned from the publication.
Your answer to this assignment must be three to five pages, double spaced, and 12 point font (separate title page and reference page are not included in the page length). CSU requires that students use APA style for papers and projects. Therefore, the APA rules for formatting, quoting, paraphrasing, citing, and listing of sources are to be followed. A document titled “APA Guide” is available for you to download in the Learning Resources area of the myCSU Student Portal.