Safety

Dozens suspended after employees refuse flu shots

OSHA Healthcare Connection, November 30, 2010

The Abington Health System in Pennsylvania has suspended more than four dozen employees without pay after they refused to get the flu shot, reported The Intelligencer.

This policy went into effect in September and requires all of the more than 8,000 employees, medical students, volunteers, and vendors who provide services to the hospital to get the shot.

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