Human Environmental Hazards
By: Regina J. Patton
Everest University Online
In France the men believe in shaking hands of men, which is a ritual of greeting men. They also kiss women twice, once on each cheek. This is cultural hazards that promote the passing of germs. Unfortunately every one doesn’t wash their hands a lot. During flu season this practice creates a problem.
People should keep their bathrooms clean at all times, Not like public bathrooms, you can get germs that lead, to other problems. Then there are people peeing, on the toilets seats, and on the floors. Some public restrooms haven’t been cleaned well or regurly, so the handles on toilets, and urinals are not safe. The unsanitary conditions, and germs pose health hazards to humans. After leaving the restrooms people touch there face, eat food, drink, and shake hands with other people. Also people touch things that other people handle, and the germs add up.
A physical hazard can be noise, if you work in a factory, or around loud equipment. High noise level can distract concentration, cause difficulties in speech communication and increase the risk of accidents. Lon term exposure to excessive noise can cause permanent hearing damage.You should always wear ear plugs to prevent hearing loss. Hearing loss or deafness is denoted as two basic types: conductive loss and sensorineural loss. If you are subject to loud noises over a period of time, you can lose you hearing temporary, or permanently. You should have your hearing checked regularly.
There are many hazards from chemicals. First, you need to know as much as you can, about each chemical you deal with. There are so many household chemicals that can cause harm, if not used properly. You should keep all chemicals away from children; a lot of chemical accidents occur in the home. Household chemicals can harm animals as well. It is not a good thing to mix cleaning...