OSHA posts H1N1 protection advice

OSHA Healthcare Connection, November 17, 2009

Following the lead of the recent CDC flu guidance on infection control and healthcare worker protection, OSHA has posted commonsense fact sheets to promote safety during the current H1N1 influenza outbreak through its Workplace Safety and H1N1 Web page. The Web page includes advice to workers and employers in both healthcare and non-healthcare settings.

Click here for a quick analysis for what healthcare employers should be doing to protect staff members.

Also, for advice on respirator usage, read “OSHA tips on dealing with N95 respirator shortages.”

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