Using Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose in the Workplace: Information for Employers and Workers

October 2018
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2019-101

Resources

Using Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose in the Workplace: Information for Employers and Workers Cdc-pdf[PDF – 785 KB]

Burden of opioid use

https://edworkforce.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=402497External

Commonly abused drugs

https://www.drugabuse.gov/drugs-abuse/commonly-abused-drugs-chartsExternal

Confidentiality

https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/index.htmlExternal

Liability Issues

http://www.drugpolicy.org/sites/default/files/Fact%20Sheet_State%20based%20Overdose%20Prevention%20Legislation%20%28January%202016%29.pdfCdc-pdfExternal

https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/employers-naloxone.aspxExternal

https://www.networkforphl.org/_asset/qz5pvn/legal-interventions-to-reduce-overdose.pdfCdc-pdfExternal

Naloxone

https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/treatment/naloxoneExternal

https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/opioid-overdose-reversal-naloxone-narcan-evzioExternal

https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/health-professional-boards/csmd-board/csmd-board/naloxone-training-information.htmlExternal

https://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/hsprograms/firstaid_naloxone.htmlExternal

Naloxone access

https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/medications-to-treat-opioid-addiction/naloxone-accessibleExternal

https://www.narcan.com/availabilityExternal

www.getnaloxonenow.orgExternal

https://www.surgeongeneral.gov/priorities/opioid-overdose-prevention/naloxone-advisory.htmlExternal

https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/prevention/index.html

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