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Introduction to work related Activities. Lecture No. 09. Definition of Work. work includes all form of productive activity regardless of whether they are reimbursed (Jacobs1991). - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<p>Introduction to work related Activities</p> <p>Introduction to work related ActivitiesLecture No. 09Definition of Workwork includes all form of productive activity regardless of whether they are reimbursed (Jacobs1991). </p> <p>These human occupations - students, home makers, volunteers constitute work regard less of whether they are reimbursed.</p> <p>work is not limited to adults but is relevant throughout the life span and can be applied to a broad range of people from school age children with physical and emotional disabilities to adults in rehab facilities to people with industrial injuries in a work evaluation centre to disfranchise older adults.Classification of workWe can categorize work by two methods</p> <p>On the basis on material handling capacityOn the basis of skills involvedOn the basis of material handling and physical activities associated with workSedentarySedentary lightLightLight mediumMedium Medium heavyHeavyVery heavy</p> <p>Note: See the last slide for classification criteriaOn the basis of skills involvedUnskilled: Unskilled work is work which needs little or no judgment to do simple duties that can be learned on the job in a short period of time</p> <p>Semiskilled: Semiskilled work is work which needs some skills but does not require doing the more complex work duties. </p> <p>Skilled: Skilled work requires qualifications in which a person uses judgment to determine the machine and manual operations to be performed in order to obtain the proper form, quality, or quantity of material to be producedClassification of work related activitiesPrevocational ActivitiesVocational ActivitiesActivities Related work conditioningActivities related to work hardening</p> <p>Note: We can use these all activities for the purpose of assessment as well as for the interventionPrevocational trainingA rehabilitation program designed to prepare a patient for the performance of useful paid work in a sheltered setting or community. It may involve training in basic work skills and counseling as required for a typical employment setting. </p> <p>Activities: Activities are like, candle making, envelop making, cleaning work, paper craft, toy making etc.</p> <p>Vocational Trainingtraining for a specific vocation in industry or agriculture or trade.</p> <p>Activities: can be related to specific job trades and designed for the clients who never experienced work, e.g., gardening, peon work at office, activities simulating computer work at office, activities related with the work of fitter etc.Work conditioning activitiesintensive, work-related, goal-oriented conditioning program</p> <p>.It is designed to restore physical capacity and function to enable the patient/client to return to workDesigned specifically to restore systemic neuromusculoskeletal functions, motor function, and cardiovascular/pulmonary functions </p> <p>Activities: Activities are jogging, walking, working on treadmill or stepper, weight lifting activities etc.Work hardening programA highly structured, goal-oriented, individualized intervention programDesigned to return the patient/client to specific workIt uses real or simulated work activities designed to restore physical, behavioral, and vocational functionsDesigned for the clients who already experienced workActivities: Activities are related to specific job trades e.g. carpentry, welding work, office work, computer work, work related to operating the different machines at factory etc.</p> <p>Work</p> <p>Lifting of Weight &amp; frequency of lifts involved</p> <p>Walking or carrying involvedSedentary10lbs or less - infrequently noneSedentary light15lbs -infrequently &amp; 10lb or less -frequently Intermittent with no loadLight20lbs -infrequently &amp; 10lb or less - frequently 2.5mphLight medium35lbs -infrequently &amp; 20lbs or less -frequently3.0mphmedium50lbs -infrequently &amp; 25lb-frequently 3.5mphMedium heavy75lbs -infrequently &amp; 35lbs -frequently 3.5mphheavy100lbs-infrequently &amp; 50lbs -frequently 3.5mphVery heavy&gt;100lbs-infrequently &amp; 50lbs to 100lb -frequently 3.5mph</p>


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