Healthcare and Social Assistance Program

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The Healthcare and Social Assistance Program’s mission is to eliminate occupational diseases, injuries, and fatalities and improve health and well-being among those who work in industries providing human and veterinary healthcare and who provide social assistance services across a broad range of settings such as hospitals, clinics, nursing and private homes, and child day care.

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NIOSH released a position statement on nurse fatigue with the American Academy of Nursing recognizing that safe nursing practice requires high quality sleep of adequate duration.

Page last reviewed: November 9, 2018