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Weekly poll: Worker safety vs. green issues

Hospital Safety Insider, June 23, 2011

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In “Safety Has Not Been Asked to Prom” the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) blog presents an interesting analysis on the relative popularity of worker safety vs. the green movement in the U.S. They are both the same age as far as regulatory oversight goes, but in the NIOSH metaphor, environmental stewardship gets asked to the prom while occupational safety gets overlooked. Using NIOSH’s prom popularity meter, how does worker safety support compare to the green and sustainability program in your healthcare facility?

Take our OSHA Healthcare Advisor Weekly Poll and let us know.



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