# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nail Technician II Task 417221993

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the causes, symptoms, and means of prevention of occupational health risks.

Definition

Identification includes
  • 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 (e.g., contact with blood-borne pathogens)
  • acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and its causes (i.e., contact with blood-borne pathogens).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What behavioral traits of a nail technician can reduce the threat of occupational health risks?
  • What are some ways to prevent dermatitis?
  • How can a salon be equipped to improve ergonomic conditions?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.