Safety

OSHA posts H1N1 protection advice

OSHA Healthcare Connection, November 17, 2009

Following the lead of the recent CDC flu guidance on infection control and healthcare worker protection, OSHA has posted commonsense fact sheets to promote safety during the current H1N1 influenza outbreak through its Workplace Safety and H1N1 Web page. The Web page includes advice to workers and employers in both healthcare and non-healthcare settings.

Click here for a quick analysis for what healthcare employers should be doing to protect staff members.

Also, for advice on respirator usage, read “OSHA tips on dealing with N95 respirator shortages.”

    Hospital Safety Center
  • Hospital Safety Center

    Improve compliance with hospital safety standards from The Joint Commission, OSHA, and other regulators with this...

  • Healthcare Life Safety Compliance

    Created exclusively for healthcare facility managers, plant operations professionals, and directors of engineering, this...

  • Hospital Safety Insider

    Stay on top of hospital safety requirements and best practices with our free, fast-paced weekly update.

  • Medical Environment Update

    A subscription to Medical Environment Update pays for itself by saving you time sorting through complex regulations and...

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Training Video

    Meets OSHA requirements for training employees on the bloodborne pathogens standard!

Most Popular