Rhode Island may be diminutive geographically speaking, but it is mighty when it comes to trying to protect healthcare workers and patients from the flu.
Part 2 of the Keys to a safe & healthy workforce blog series
I used to give weekly depositions on the status of patients who were referred to me for the resolution of contested workers’ compensation cases.
Heinz 57. Thirty-one flavors. Eleven herbs and spices. Formula 409. Onsite clinics.
When I first heard the word “Lean,” I thought about it in the context of physical fitness – a perfect balance between fat and muscle.
Workplace health and safety is not just about being compliant with regulatory agencies. Although health care organizations are highly regulated and the hazards are diverse, caring for employees requires a “whole-person’ approach.
The Affordable Care Act debate reminds me of arguments in favor of and opposed to the coordination of occupational health and safety (OH&S) protections with worksite health promotion programs.
“Why is getting budget approval so difficult for our health and safety efforts?” That's a question asked by workforce health and safety professionals time and time again.
As an industry observer who has interviewed hundreds of human resource professionals in focus group sessions across the country, it seems to me the contributions made by HR folks often go unrecognized, especially in smaller organizations where they are required to wear a pile of hats.
As safety firsts go, this is hardly one to brag about…It turns out Steady Eddy, my quintessential pilot, may actually be Sleepy Eddy.