Health Care Occupations
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YO-3000 Health Care Occupations
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Individuals whose occupations involve the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of human and animal ailments.
YO-3000.1800 Dentists/Dental Support Personnel
Individuals who specialize in the care of the teeth and associated structures in the oral cavity and provide for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the teeth and gums either as licensed professionals or as support staff.
YO-3000.6000 Nurses/Nursing Support Personnel
Individuals who assist medical doctors with their work, deal with emergencies in their absence and provide nursing care for people who are sick or injured, have physical or mental disabilities or others in need of such care. They work to promote health, prevent disease and help patients cope with illness; and serve as advocates and health educators for patients, families and communities. Included are registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses and nursing assistants.
YO-3000.6300 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
Individuals who promote occupational health and safety within organizations by developing safer, healthier and more efficient ways of working with the objective of preventing harm to workers, property and the environment as well as the general public. They analyze work environments and design programs to control, eliminate and prevent disease or injury caused by chemical, physical and biological agents or ergonomic factors that involve the impact of equipment design on a worker's comfort, fatigue or long-term physical well-being. They may conduct inspections and enforce adherence to laws, regulations or employer policies governing worker health and safety. Occupational health and safety specialists are also known as occupational health and safety inspectors, industrial hygienists, environmental protection officers and ergonomists.
YO-3000.7150 Rehabilitation Personnel
Individuals who provide treatment services for people with disabilities, disorders and injuries to relieve pain, develop or restore function, prevent muscular deconditioning and maintain optimum performance.