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The light emitted from your TV (or phone, or laptop, or any other device) could affect your body’s internal clock, preventing you from getting the quality of sleep you need to be fully rested. The light from the TV suppresses the production of melatonin, a hormone that promotes sleep.

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Impacts on the local natural environment

This category focuses on the potential impacts of a technologyon the health, safety and well being of the community and workers. Impacts maybe associated with injury, discomfort or death. There are three main impactpathways that need to be considered in the assessment of human health andsafety;

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Another possible side-effect of jobs that require day-long use of a computer is strain on the eyes. People are spending more and more time in front of a computer. Combine that with all of the time we spend on our smartphones and watching TV. That’s a lot of time spent in front of a screen. Our eyes aren’t meant to stare at a screen for that long, and doing so could lead to eye problems. Your eyes can become strained and tired, and you may experience blurred vision or double vision. We also tend to blink less often when we are staring at a computer monitor, which can lead to dry, irritated eyes.

A description of each of the outcome categories, or endpoints,is provided below.


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The violence takes many forms and can happen all the time or once in a while. An important step to help yourself or someone you know in preventing or stopping violence is recognizing the warning signs listed on the

ANYONE CAN BE A VICTIM! Victims can be of any age, sex, race, culture, religion, education, employment or marital status. Although both men and women can be abused, most victims are women. Children in homes where there is domestic violence are more likely to be abused and/or neglected. Most children in these homes know about the violence. Even if a child is not physically harmed, they may have emotional and behavior problems.

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The significance of gaseous emissions with global warming orozone depleting potential varies with the chemical species, the amount releasedand the time frame over which the impacts are considered.

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Domestic violence and emotional abuse are behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other. Partners may be married or not married; heterosexual, gay, or lesbian; living together, separated or dating.

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Some technology interventions might also reduce theeffectiveness of carbon sinks, such as through the clearing of treed areas orthrough soil degradation leading to the release of carbon into the atmosphere.

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When identifying and evaluating impacts on such resources it isnecessary to consider the relative scarcity of the resource, in both local andregional or global terms, as well as the demands of the technology over itslifetime (e.g. how much will be consumed or contaminated).