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What are occupational categories?
Major and Sub-Major Groups
- Technicians and Associate Professionals.
- Clerical Support Workers.
- Services and Sales Workers.
- Skilled Agricultural, Forestry and Fishery Workers.
- Craft and Related Trades Workers.
- Plant and Machine Operators and Assemblers.
What is considered an occupational job?
Occupation is a general term that refers to the field or industry you are a part of or the work you are interested in. It can also refer to your role within an organization. Stating your occupation in an interview holds implications for you, your job, your profession and your career in a single answer.
What do occupational classifications identify?
Occupations are generally categorized based on the type of work performed. Additionally, certain occupations are also classified based on the skills, education and training required to perform the job. The SOC system is organized using codes, which generally consist of six numerical digits.
What is the occupational requirements survey?
The Occupational Requirements Survey (ORS) is a product of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The ORS provides job-related information regarding physical demands; environmental conditions; education, training, and experience; as well as cognitive and mental requirements for jobs in the U.S. economy.
What are the criteria for a recommended standard?
Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Heat and Hot Environments. Occupational exposure to heat can result in injuries, disease, reduced productivity, and death. To address this hazard, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has evaluated the scientific data on heat stress and hot environments…
What are the requirements to become an occupational therapy assistant?
Entry Requirement: Completed an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant Program (Note: Some programs will require additional prerequisites and completed Bachelor’s degree).
What is the purpose of NIOSH criteria documents?
By means of criteria documents, NIOSH communicates these recommended standards to regulatory agencies (including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA]) and to others in the occupational safety and health community. Criteria documents provide the scientific basis for new occupational safety and health standards.