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.
The workplace presents an opportunity for nurses to use strategic thinking and apply critical reasoning in support of clinical excellence and business objectives. I call this opportunity “nursing beyond nursing.”
As more companies send employees on global travel, it’s important for safety and health managers to have a proper infection control system. If an employee contracts an infectious disease, the possibility of spreading it throughout the company could develop into a serious problem for the employer.
UL Workplace Health and Safety’s evolution of safety timeline gives us a unique perspective into how catastrophic events and work-related deaths and injuries can be prevented when we make the effort to glean lessons from the past.
A recent blog post by my colleague Jonathan Jacobi about the appropriate use of humor in workplace safety training has me thinking about the application of humor in other situations, such as personal health crises, natural disasters and global pandemics.
The word navigator conjures up an image of an expert guide who ensures our safety on stormy seas.
Nursing and Residential Care Employee Health and Safety at a Glance
This post wraps up a five-part series in which I update my workplace health and safety industry trend forecast for 2012.
This is my fourth post in a five-part series on workplace health and safety trends for 2013, taking off on my forecast for 2012.
In my previous post, I brought you up to date on the first of five predictions I made a year ago on trends in occupational health and safety.