Research Papers/Topics in Healthcare Ethics

Assessment of occupational safety and health management system ohsas18001 on safety performance at how mine.

Abstract Occupational Health Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18001 was recognized internationally as an auditable system to manage safety and health risks at workplaces since 1999. The purpose of the study was to assess the impact of OSHAS 18001 management system on safety performance at How Mine, a gold mining company in Zimbabwe. The objectives of the study were to analyze the occupational accidents before and after the adoption of OHSAS 18001 and to evaluate occupational injury frequency...

The Ethical Balance Between Individual And Population Health Interests To Effectively Manage Pandemics And Epidemics

There is no overlapping criterion providing a basis for attaining balance between individual and population oriented ethical concerns generated in the pandemic and the epidemic interventions. The shortfall leads to competing individual and population interests that hamper the effective management of pandemics and epidemics. The libertarian model focuses on advancing individual rights. The epidemiological model focuses upon population health. The social justice model focuses on a broader ...