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Controlling the spread of infectious diseases in the workplace

September 23, 2013 - Posted by Langdon Dement

Infectious disease risks often pose a serious problem in the workplace. From the seasonal flu to respiratory diseases, a plethora of infectious diseases is responsible for worker illnesses, and in worse-case scenarios, death.

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Topics: wellness, occupational health, Featured, employee health, OHS, illness prevention, worker fatigue, bloodborne pathogens, absenteeism, workplace wellness, OSHA recordkeeping

Home healthcare industry loses $684 million to employee injuries

May 14, 2013 - Posted by Dr. Scott Harris

Home healthcare employee health and safety at a glance:

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Topics: occupational health, healthcare, employee health, OHS, hospital, workers' compensation, bloodborne pathogens, OSHA DART rate, OSHA recordkeeping

Super Bowl lessons for occupational health & safety programs

February 06, 2012 - Posted by Eric Glass

With Super Bowl Sunday behind us, what better time to tackle my favorite topics. Sports? Occupational Health and Safety? Game on.

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Topics: training, occupational health, workplace safety, healthcare, occupational safety, OHS, EHS, workforce, risk management, safety culture