Safety

Editor’s choice: Working while sick. Is it really worth it?

OSHA Healthcare Connection, July 3, 2012

It happens to everyone at some point: you wake up with a cough, a headache, or a stuffy nose, and all you want to do is go right back to sleep. But more often than not, something pulls you out of bed and you force yourself through the daily grind. After all, you can't afford to miss that meeting or leave your colleagues in the lurch, right?

But your illness could affect those around you, particularly if you are working in a healthcare setting with patients whose immune systems may already be compromised.

Read more at The Leaders' Lounge, a nursing blog from Strategiesfornursemanagers.com


 

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