Judge rules that worker must abide by mandatory flu shot policy

OSHA Healthcare Connection, December 21, 2010

Healthcare workers resisting mandatory flu shot policies by employers lost ground recently when a judge found in favor of a South Carolina hospital’s employee immunization policy.

Bertha Hunter, who filed a lawsuit after she was forced to get a flu shot or be fired from her cashier job at AnMed, a hospital in Anderson, SC, voluntarily resigned after learning that she had until December 15 to comply with the policy, reported the Anderson Independent Mail.

Read more about the case on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

    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