HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
State of the Sector | Healthcare and Social Assistance - Identification of Research Opportunities for the Next Decade of NORA
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2009-139 (June 2009)
This 236 page document was developed by the NORA HCSA Sector Council to address the “state of the sector,” including the magnitude and consequences of known and emerging health and safety problems, important knowledge gaps, and opportunities for research to improve the “state of the sector” over the next decade of NORA.
State of the Sector | Healthcare and Social Assistance - Identification of Research Opportunities for the Next Decade of NORA - Executive Summary
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2009-138 (June 2009)
This 13 page document is the Executive Summary contained in the above full document.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2009-149 (June 2009)
This Fact Sheet summarizes occupational health and safety hazards facing workers in the HCSA sector and provides recommendations for eliminating or reducing occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities through a focused program of research and prevention.
Working with Stress
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-114D (DVD), Publication No. 2003-114V (VHS)
This DVD program describes workplace factors that can create or exacerbate worker stress, and suggests practical measures for reducing job-related stress through changes in work organization. Working with Stress is the first NIOSH training and educational video program on the topic of workplace stress. It is a companion program to the 1999 NIOSH document, "Stress...At Work."
"Respirators: Your TB Defense" and "TB Respiratory Protection: Administrators Review"
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.: 2002-114d (DVD)
These two programs are designed to educate health care workers on proper respiratory protection. Contains information specific to Tuberculosis but also provides useful information on respirators, including fit testing.
Violence on the Job
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2004-100D (DVD)
A training and educational DVD from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provides employers, employees, safety professionals, and others with recommendations and resources for preventing work-related homicides and assaults. Violence on the Job discusses practical measures for identifying risk factors for violence at work, and taking strategic action to keep employees safe. It is based on extensive NIOSH research, supplemented with information from other authoritative sources.
Workplace Solutions: Preventing Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonography
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-148 (September 2006)
Provides case summaries and recommendations for preventing MSDs in health care workers giving sonograms.
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