Safety

Saving your blood, backs and lungs

OSHA Healthcare Connection, April 14, 2009

Responding to a membership survey identifying the top three workplace hazards in healthcare, the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) issued its 2009-2011 Public Policy Statements on April 6. The statements address bloodborne pathogens exposure, safe patient handling, and respiratory protection.

For more on the AOHP policy statements see the OSHA Healthcare Advisor’s featured post along with links to downloadable tools to help you get a head start on or monitor the prevention of these hazards in your facility.

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