Identify the causes, symptoms, and means of prevention of occupational health risks.
- muscle and joint discomfort and their causes (e.g., poor posture, lack of ergonomic considerations)
- dermatitis and its causes (e.g., exposure to tap water and chemicals)
- cumulative trauma disorders (e.g., carpal tunnel syndrome) and their causes (e.g., repetitive finishing techniques)
- infections and their causes (e.g., exposure to pathogens through open wounds, skin and nail disorders)
- hepatitis and its causes (i.e., contact with blood-borne pathogens)
- human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and its causes (i.e., contact with blood-borne pathogens).
- What behavioral traits of a nail technician can reduce occupational health risks?
- What are some ways to prevent dermatitis?
- How can a salon be equipped to improve ergonomic conditions?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
- Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
- Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
- Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
- Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
- Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
- Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
- Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
- Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
- Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).