Compendium of NIOSH health care worker research 2001

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Published by Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Cincinnati, Ohio .

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  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health,
  • Medical personnel -- Diseases,
  • Public health personnel -- Diseases,
  • Occupational diseases,
  • Research -- United States

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SeriesDHHS (NIOSH) publication -- no. 2003-108, DHHS publication -- no. (NIOSH) 2003-108
ContributionsNational Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationix, 39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15391617M

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Compendium of NIOSH Health Care Worker Research Research projects focused on achieving a better understanding of NIOSH-funded health care worker projects are either conducted by NIOSH researchers or in cooperation with outside research institutions, or through research grants. A Compendium of NIOSH Health Care Worker Research Related Pages.

December The purpose of this publication is to provide an overview of current research projects that are conducted or funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) that focus on reducing work-related hazards in the health care industry.

Get this from a library. Compendium of NIOSH health care worker research [National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.;]. NIOSH realizes that the use of respirators involves a number of new and perhaps confusing practices for the health care community.

This manual is designed to serve as a practical guide for those individuals responsible for initiating and running a TB respiratory protection program in health care facilities. Latex gloves have proved effective in preventing transmission of many infectious diseases to health care workers.

But for some workers, exposures to latex may result in allergic reactions. Reports of such reactions have increased in recent years especially among health care. Author(s): National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Title(s): Compendium of NIOSH health care worker research Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio: Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, [] Description: ix, 39 p.

Research Compendium: The NIOSH Total Worker Health Program: Seminal Research Papers [Center for Disease Control and Prevention] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

In OctoberNIOSH and our partners sponsored the Steps to a Healthier U.S. Workforce symposium. The symposium marked the launch of a new initiativeAuthor: Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In October oftogether with our partners, NIOSH sponsored the Steps to a Healthier US Workforce Symposium to mark the launch of a new initiative based on a comprehensive view of worker safety and health.

The symposium brought leaders together from the occupational safety and health community and the health promotion community. A charting tool for accessing work-related data.

Overview. Using worker health information gathered by NIOSH and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, here you can create your own charts to assess current rates, distribution, and trends in workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths.

Safer Healthier Workers TZ WordPress. Worker Health eChartbook web site, a descriptive epidemiologic reference on occupational morbidity and mortality in the United States.

Research agenda: Key directions for future research Social epidemiological research OSH data by race/ethnicity and gender Expanding our understanding of social contextual determinants of worker health outcomes Understanding the dual impact of job and life risk exposures over the life course Methods development research Further specification of.

This review is based on reading materials prepared by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mining Program; a meeting with the mining program associate director, the acting director, and ergonomics researchers from the Pittsburgh and Spokane laboratories; and reviewing mining research program web sites from Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada along with.

NIOSH issues book on job injury, illness statistics. Data from many different sources on the nature and prevalence of work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths are now available in one publication for the first time in Worker Health Chartbook,released recently by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in Atlanta.

NIOSH Center for Maritime Safety and Health Studies. Sep NIOSH Center for Motor Vehicle Safety Evaluation of Strategic Plan for Research and Prevention, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) was established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of (Public Law ) to “conduct (directly or by grants or contracts) research, experiments, and demonstrations relating to occupational safety and health, including studies of psychological factors involved, and.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) was established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of (U.S.

Congress, ).Today the agency is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIOSH is charged with the responsibility to “conduct research, experiments, and demonstrations relating to.

Traumatic Injury Research at NIOSH: Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [National Research Council, Institute of Medicine, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Committee to Review the NIOSH Traumatic Injury Research Program] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Ann Rev Psychol. ; 6. Levy BS, Wegman D. Occupational Health: Recognizing and Preventing Work-Related Disease and Injury. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins; 7. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The Research Compendium: The NIOSH Total Worker Health Program, Seminal Research Papers.

Author: Gertie Quitangon. The guidelines presented in this document incorporate the Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations and the most recent CDC-recommended NIOSH standards and guidelines, including those for protecting health-care workers from occupational transmission of hepatitis B virus, human immunodeficiency virus, and other bloodborne pathogens.

1 = Research in the research program is an ad hoc collection of projects, is not integrated into a program, and is not likely to improve workplace safety or health.

Rating of Impact 5 = Research program has made a major contribution to worker health and safety on the basis of end outcomes or well-accepted intermediate outcomes. A population-based study of worker occupation and leukemia in two Midwestern U.S.

states also found an increased risk of leukemia in nursing and health care workers (HCW) (Blair, ). A series of case reports of possible occupational cancer risks have also been published, including bladder cancer in a female pharmacist (Levin, ) and naso.

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RESULTS:: Total Worker Health™ is a strategy integrating occupational safety and health protection with health promotion to prevent worker injury and illness and to advance health and well-being.

CONCLUSIONS:: The NIOSH TWH™ Program responds to demands for information and practical solutions to the health, safety, and well-being challenges Cited by: NIOSH emphasized that medical surveillance programs feature periodic reproductive and general health questionnaires, worker histories of drug handling, and follow-up plans for workers who show.

Washington – Many health care professionals do not know when to wear respiratory protection, what type is needed in certain scenarios and how to use the equipment properly, according to a recent NIOSH study. The study included 98 hospitals and more than 1, health care workers and managers.

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download/Ornstein-Ethno-Racial_Groups_in_Toronto_pdf. science. NIOSH Research Compendium. The NIOSH Total Worker. Health program: seminal research papers. Author: Iffath Syed. NIOSH has published a workbook called “A practical starting point for employers, workers, labor representatives, and other professionals interested in implementing workplace safety and health programs aligned with the Total Worker Health approach.”.

The book emphasizes a work environment that is free of hazards and uses a modern prevention approach that acknowledges that occupational. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has published the National Total Worker Health® Agenda, a National Occupational Research Agenda to define and prioritize occupational safety and health research, practice, and prevention activities for the next decade.

The long-term vision of Total Worker Health (TWH) is to protect the safety and health of workers and to. Washington – NIOSH on Feb. 13 issued several fact sheets on preventing injuries among home health care workers. Topics include workplace violence .pdf file), latex allergies .pdf file), musculoskeletal disorders .pdf file), exposure in unsafe conditions .pdf file), motor vehicle incidents .pdf file) and needlesticks .pdf file).

Background. The Health and Safety Practices Survey of Healthcare Workers describes current practices used to minimize chemical exposures and barriers to using recommended personal protective equipment for the following: antineoplastic drugs, anesthetic gases, high level disinfectants, surgical smoke, aerosolized medications (pentamidine, ribavirin, and antibiotics), and chemical by: An additional effort was the creation of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

That agency, in turn, created Education and Research Centers (ERCs) to provide continuing education and graduate level training in occupational medicine, occupational health nursing, occupational safety, and industrial hygiene.

This controversy continues to the current day. In Januarythe CDC Tuberculosis Working Group asked that NIOSH "take the lead" in developing guidelines for appropriate personal respiratory protection, ie. respirators, to protect workers in health-care facilities from occupational transmission of tuberculosis.

modulate worker health and wellbeing. There are also more integrated interventions which seek to collectively address worker safety, health, and well-being, known as total worker health (TWH) initiatives [19].

TWH involve work-related environmental, organizational, and psycho-social factors [6], and include the control of physical.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH, / ˈ n aɪ ɒ ʃ /) is the United States federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within the U.S.

Department of Health and Human executive: John Howard, Director. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Columbia Parkway Cincinnati, OH OFFICIAL BUSINESS Penalty for private use $ To receive NIOSH documents or information about occupational safety and health topics contact NIOSH at: Each workplace is unique, NIOSH says, and because the experiences of people who manage and work in them differ, the workbook is not intended as a one-size-fits-all tool.

But it can be used to provide a “snapshot” of where the organization is on the path to total worker health. Abraham, D. Safer Trenching Operations in: A Compendium of NIOSH ResearchDepartment of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS/NIOSH Pub.pg.

35, February (government publication). OTHER RESEARCH RELATED ACTIVITIES a. Readers will find here an accessible compendium of indicators drawn from the most reliable official statistics.

Indicators are categorized into six broad groups: Population, Economics, Health Status, Health Risks and Behaviors, Health Care, and Environment." "The Migration and Health Research Center strives to improve the health of migrant Author: Isabel Duque.The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), established inis the United States federal agency that conducts work injury and illness prevention research aimed at protecting the country’s million workers.

As part of its research mandate, NIOSH is committed to moving research into practice through concrete and practical solutions, recommendations and interventions.Title Author Year Publisher ISBN/ISSN; Criteria For A Recommended Standard Occupational Exposure To Sodium Hydroxide: Dr C.

Melber: NIOSH: Zinc: Dr C. Melber.

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