Occupational Health Surveillance with the Healthcare Personnel Safety Component of the National Healthcare Safety Network

1 Hour 13 Minutes
SKU: 10ACOEM-2102
Track: Management and Administration in OEM; Regulary, Legal, Military, and Governmental OEM Practice

Sara Luckhaupt, MD, MPH, NIOSH/CDC, Cincinnati, OH

This session will present a general overview of occupational illnesses and injuries in the healthcare industry, especially among hospital workers; a general description of the National Healthcare Safety Network, focusing on the Healthcare Personnel Safety Component; An introduction to the exposure to blood borne pathogens module and the seasonal influenza vaccination module; and an introduction to and chance to comment on the additional Healthcare Personnel Safety modules under development. The target audience is occupational health professionals working in the healthcare sector and other stakeholders interested in the health and safety of healthcare personnel. This session is sponsored by the Medical Center Occupational Health Special Interest Section.
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