LGBTQI + migrants: a systematic review and conceptual framework of health, safety and wellbeing during migration - Yarwood V, Checchi F, Lau K, Zimmerman C.
The health and safety of LGBTQI+ migrants or migrants who are of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (SOGIE) remains an under-studied area, particularly for the period during transit from their place of origin to destination. This sys... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Employers must not let their guard down, says UNISON
With UK nations set to remove some or all COVID-19 restrictions in the coming days and weeks, UNISON is urging employers not to let their guard down, but to continue to comply with health and safety legislation, including their duties to identify and reduce risks for their employees. The legislation lays out requirements that employers, among other things, regularly review risk assessments, consult with union health and safety representatives and be ready to put additional measures in place. There are also duties on employers, under the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, which require them to ensure:...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 20, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Simon Jackson Tags: Article News Covid-19 health and safety Source Type: news

Positive feedback via descriptive comments for improved safety inspection responsiveness and compliance - Box M, Paye C, Gallardo-Williams MT.
The format of feedback can have a significant impact on the outcome of an evaluation. Checklists, a common tool in health and safety inspections, have limited potential to change practices and habits between utilizations because implicitly they are finite ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Tool for the integrated assessment of health, safety, civil, and environmental protection management in high school laboratories (IHSCE Tool) - Alvarez-Chavez CR, Flores-Soto AA, Arce-Corrales ME, Esquer-Peralta J, Mungu ía-Vega NE.
We developed, validated, and tested a tool in Mexico to assess the management of student and teacher health and safety, environmental protection, and community safety in high school science laboratories. Schools require such an instrument in order to captu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Vaccination as a Condition of Deployment (VCOD) in England – UNISON Branch advice
Background In late 2021, new regulations were agreed by parliament making it unlawful for an employer delivering Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulated activities, to deploy an unvaccinated worker in a face-to-face role from 1st April 2022. There are some limited medical exemptions within the regulations. Vaccinated is defined as a “complete course of a Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved COVID-19 vaccine”. This does not currently include the booster jab. The 3rd of February 2022 is the last date for workers to get their 1st dose to be fully vaccinated in time for when the regulations t...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 17, 2022 Category: UK Health Authors: Cleopatra Parthenoglou Tags: Article Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for pregnant employees, DHSC and Health and Safety Executive (updated 14th January 2022)
Advice for pregnant employees on risk assessments in the workplace and occupational health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 14 January 2022Updated to provide additional guidance to pregnant employees and employers of women who are 26 weeks pregnant and beyond, and details on JCVI advice that pregnant women are more at risk of severe COVID-19 disease. 14 December 2021Updated to reflect the government announcement to move to Plan B. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Women's Health Index: pathways to a health future for women
The Hologic Global Women ' s Health Index is a multiyear, globally comparative survey of women ' s health. It aims to fill the critical gap in knowledge about the health and wellbeing of the world ' s women and girls, and further to identify what is needed to help them live longer, safer and healthier lives. The findings in this report come from the the first year of this survey, and are based on interviews conducted with more than 120,000 women and men aged 15 and older in 116 countries and territories. The results focus primarily on women ' s answers, and serve as a baseline of their knowledge, attitudes and behaviours r...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Personality and responses to Covid-19 health and safety prevention - O'Brien CA, Tourigny L, Manser Payne EH.
In this study, we examine the respective effects of prosocial personality and grandiose narcissism on individual social responsibility, and attitudinal and behavioral responses to Covid-19 health and safety preventive measures. We further analyze the exten... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

City ’s Office of Community Health and Safety adds three social workers
On Tuesday, Mayor Bill Peduto and the Office of Community Health and Safety announced that it has added three community social workers to its team. The social workers will be focusing on crisis co-response, as well as mental and behavioral health resource connections in partnership with Pittsburgh’s Bureaus of Fire and Emergency Medical Services. Anmol Baxi, MSW, joins the office from UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, where Baxi serviced as a clinical social worker. Baxi worked with outpatient clients… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jordyn Hronec Source Type: news

ZACH Theatre cancels remaining 'A Christmas Carol' shows
ZACH Theatre said Tuesday it ’s canceling all remaining performances of “A Christmas Carol” through Jan. 2. The theatre said “rigorous testing protocols” revealed several breakthrough cases of Covid-19 within the staff and crew of the show. "Our paramount concern is for the health and safety of our artists and audie nces," ZACH Theatre Director of Marketing and Communications Drew Nebrig said in a statement. "It does, regrettably, put us in the position of making the hard decision to cancel… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: KXAN News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Spreads to 89 Cruise Ships, Prompting a U.S. CDC Investigation
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Protection identified 89 cruise ships with COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, nearly all of which have met the threshold for a formal investigation. Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal urged cruise companies and health agencies to stop ships from sailing, saying they are “repeating recent history as petri dishes of Covid-19 infection.” Operators such as Carnival Corp. have implemented safeguards including mandatory masking and proof of vaccination, but the fast-spreading omicron variant has triggered an increasing number of infections and reports of ships being turned away at ...
Source: TIME: Health - December 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kasia Klimasinska and Martine Paris / Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

NBA Amends COVID-19 Protocols, Reduces Isolation Time to 6 Days After Positive Test
In the midst of a leaguewide COVID-19 outbreak, the NBA made adjustments to its health and safety protocols Monday. Per The Athletic's #outbreak #nbaamendscovid (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safety management paradigms: CoViD-19 employee well-being impact on occupational health and safety performance - Muhammad Ajmal ASNI, Asia Munir ABAAM.
In safety-critical organizations, safety management plays a crucial role in ensuring occupational health and safety performance. This paper presents the conceptual model for the safety management paradigms to enhance occupational health and safety performa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Occupational health and safety performance in high-rise building projects in Pakistan: a systematic literature review - Lakhiar MT, Lakhiar MT, Abdullah AH.
The building industry contributed an impressive share in Pakistan's growth sector, where the construction industry contributes almost 2.74% of the GDP of Pakistan. In most metropolitan cities, the trend of building multi-story structures is at increase. Ho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee Bucks past Boston Celtics in return from health and safety protocols
Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 points in his first game since returning from health and safety protocols to lead the Bucks to a 117-113 win over the Boston Celtics on Saturday. #giannisantetokounmpo #milwaukeebucks #bostonceltics (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news