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Occupation commonly refers to:

  • Occupation or job, one's role in society, often a regular activity performed for payment
  • Occupation (protest), political demonstration by holding public or symbolic spaces
  • Military occupation, the martial control of a territory
  • Occupancy, use of a building

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Occupation

International Black Women for Wages for Housework / Est. 1975
Women in Dialogue / London, UK / Est. 1975
World Mining Congress / Katowice, Poland / Est. 1958
International Ergonomics Association / Est. 1961
Federation of Staff Associations of United Nations and its Specialized Agencies in the Philippines / Makati, Philippines / Est. 1983
Convention Concerning Prevention and Control of Occupational Hazards Caused by Carcinogenic Substances and Agents / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1974
International Society for Performance Improvement / Silver Spring MD, USA / Est. 1962
Baltic Sea Network on Occupational Health and Safety / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1995
Tripartite Commission on the Working Conditions of Rhine Boatmen / Est. 1954
Convention Concerning Equal Remuneration for Men and Women Workers for Work of Equal Value / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1951
Convention Concerning Compulsory Invalidity Insurance for Persons Employed in Industrial or Commercial Undertakings, in the Liberal Professions, and for Outworkers and Domestic Servants / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1933
World Workplace Consortium
Convention Concerning the Restriction of Night Work of Children and Young Persons in Non-industrial Occupations / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1946
Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union / Trier, Germany / Est. 1983
European Study Group / Uxbridge, UK / Est. 1990
Latin American Centre for Occupational Safety and Health
Trade Unions International of Public and Allied Employees / Kolkata, India / Est. 1949
World Federation of Occupational Therapists / London, UK / Est. 1952
Convention Concerning Minimum Wage Fixing Machinery in Agriculture / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1951
Regional Network for Agricultural Engineering and Machinery / Est. 1977
Convention Concerning the Protection of Wages / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1949
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1948
Centre for Arctic Medicine, Oulu / Oulu, Finland
SERRV International / Madison WI, USA / Est. 1949
European Work Hazards Network / Parma, Italy / Est. 1986

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World Problems relating to Occupation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Environmental hazards from textile and clothing industries
Diseases of the respiratory system
Occupational hazards of benzene
Occupational stress
Increasing job monotony
Occupational hazards of female workers
Occupational risks and hazards of the medical profession
Structural rigidities in labour markets
Elimination of traditional skills
Work-related injury
Health risks to workers in agricultural and livestock production
Biological agents as occupational hazards
Heat stress at work
Solvents as an occupational hazard
Shift work stress as an occupational hazard
Carbon monoxide as a health hazard
Sulphur dioxide as a pollutant
Lead as a health hazard at work
Cold as an occupational hazard
Health hazards of asbestos
Repetitive strain injuries
Occupational risk to health
Occupational hazards
Combination of hazards in the work place
Occupational hazards to workers in small industries

Action Strategies relating to Occupation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Documenting occupational hazards
Protecting against occupational risks and hazards
Reducing occupational risk in the mining industry
Preventing occupational accidents
Combating discrimination in employment
Increasing basic labour mobility
Taking occupational risks
Patterning employment skills
Classifying dangerous occupations
Reducing work stress
Updating vocations
Cultivating new employable skills
Reducing occupational risks and hazards of the medical profession
Reorienting traditional Gypsy occupations
Exploding isolated occupational mindsets
Trans-socializing occupations
Affirming all occupations
Redirecting occupational goals
Offering work
Avoiding dangerous occupations
Systematizing occupational data coordination
Insuring occupational dangers
Reducing property and occupational discrimination in politics
International occupational network
Taking occupational risk to health

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