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visual neglect

a form of neglect in which the individual is unaware of one side of the visual field. This occurs most often in the left visual field following right parietal damage or dysfunction. See also unilateral neglect.

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administrative controls

administrative controls

in safety engineering, managerial interventions—such as training, rotating work schedules to reduce exposure (e.g., to hazardous chemicals), and implementing clearance requirements—that can help to maintain a safe environment in the workplace. Administrative controls, supplemented by the use of personal protective equipment, are considered the second resort after engineering controls. See also hazard-control protocol.