Safety

Rethinking assumptions on safety in healthcare professions

OSHA Healthcare Connection, February 9, 2010

When stakeholders offer a piece of their collective minds during the “OSHA Listens” public meeting on Feb. 10, those in the healthcare industry would do well to reflect the thoughts of NIOSH Director John Howard, MD, on how the concept of self-sacrifice undercuts sound occupational safety and health principles and prevents the creation of a sustainable healthcare workforce.

For more details, read the feature post on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

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