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    applicable into e-Safety through Dashboard. 5. SAFETY MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES…

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    You Control Employee Exposure to Both?" In today’s health care world there are numerous harmful objects that we must be aware of at all times. Airborne and blood borne pathogens are just two, but they are something that everyone in the health care field will come across, whether they are a nurse, receptionist or manager. Knowing what both Airborne and blood borne pathogens are, how to prevent exposure to both and what agencies/laws are in place to help prevent exposure are all important…

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    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is increasing their enforcement efforts in the healthcare field concerning workplace violence and safety (Wey). As a business, Human Resource Professionals are responsible for the safety and health of their employees. Particularly in the healthcare field, injuries from work place violence is four times more likely to occur than in any other field. In 2013, there were 100 reported fatalities in healthcare facilities, 80% were due to…

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    INTRODUCTION: Occupational health’s main focus is on the “development of work organizations and working cultures in a way, which endorses safety and health at job and also promotes smooth operations and a positive social climate and may increase productivity of the undertakings (Joint ILO/WHO committee on occupational health, 1950). Employers should promote such working environments which reduced medical cost and motivate employees by providing healthy and safe work environment because increased…

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    accredits more than 80% hospitals in the United States through a deemed status agreement with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS) the commission specifically addresses the requirements for maintenance, testing and inspection of fire safety equipment and building features. It requires concise documentation for the Name of the activity, date of the event, required the frequency of the activity, name and contact information, including affiliation of Person who acted, NFPA standards…

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    people’s health, by providing a clean air and a clean water. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), is responsible to protect workers against work injury and disease. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), is responsible to provide accurate information by using the science to prevent people to be exposed to toxic chemicals which can lead to several diseases. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) assures the safety…

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    person has the right not to smoke. Choice is the main factor here, by choosing not to smoke a person should not have to be subject to something they don't want. In a work environment this should not be any different. under Sec,21 of the Occupational health and safety (OHS) act 2004, "Employers have a duty to provide a working environment that, so far as is reasonably practical, is safe and with out risks…

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    Williamson, is actively involved in his unit’s safety and health program. He has issued a commander’s policy on safety and developed unit mishap notification procedures. His priorities and expectations for safety are stated clearly. Maj Williamson frequently conducts meetings in which the Unit Safety Representatives brief current safety items such as unit mishaps and open discrepancies. B. Unit Safety Representative (USR) Involvement: Occupational Safety: Complies: 2d Lt Bryant…

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    Introduction Elizabeth and Henry are both mangers in the health, safety and environment (HSE) field. They are employed at different companies, but both mange approximately 2,500 employees. For the last four years, Elizabeth and Henry have had their employee’s assess their work site’s safety climate by utilizing the Likert scale that consists of 50 questions with responses ranging one to five. Upon comparing the results from the self-reported survey, Elizabeth and Henry noticed that…

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    a co-op student was vital for success in the program. Understanding of the specific duties that I was expected to do on my own and to audit my own processes and task was essential. Understanding how the goals, functions, and services of the health and safety department and how it relates to the operations and processes of the larger organization is also vital. Secondly, knowning how work gets done and when to perform work independently or with a co-worker. Also knowing when instruction and…

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