Government must do more to persuade care staff to have the jab
Reacting to NHS data showing that care home staff vaccination rates in the majority of English local authorities are below the level recommended by SAGE scientists, UNISON senior national social care officer Gavin Edwards said: “Ministers know the areas where vaccination rates are low, but for some reason they aren’t taking the targeted action needed to increase ​the numbers. “Faced with the same challenge, governments around the world rolled up their sleeves and worked with local authorities, unions and employers to drive-up care staff vaccination numbers. ​But ​in En...
Source: UNISON Health and safety news - April 16, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release Gavin Edwards vaccination Source Type: news

Physical Activity at Leisure, Not Work, Tied to Health Benefits Physical Activity at Leisure, Not Work, Tied to Health Benefits
Data from a large cohort study add fuel to the controversy over whether occupational physical activities may worsen heart health and shorten lives.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Work-Related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Down From 2003 to 2018
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- Work-related carpal tunnel syndrome injuries have decreased over time, according to a study published in the March issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Eric B. Battista, from Wayne State... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Effects of Leisure Time, Work Activity on CV Events, Mortality Explored
TUESDAY, April 13, 2021 -- Higher leisure-time physical activity is associated with reduced major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) and all-cause mortality risk, while higher occupational physical activity is associated with increased risks,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Occupational risk factors in child protection social work: a scoping review - Boonzaaier E, Truter E, Fouche A.
CPSWs11Child protection social workers. perform critical duties focused on the statutory protection of maltreated children or children at risk of maltreatment. Although some studies on CPSW risks are available, to date, only two (outdated) knowledge synthe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

COVID-19 guide for social workers and occupational therapists supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults, SCIE (updated 12th April 2021)
During the COVID-19 pandemic, however, everyone's lives are being limited, and everyone's human rights are being affected. This guidance aims to help occupational therapists and social workers keep people with learning disabilities and autistic adults safe, and to help them play their part in getting through this national emergency, while at the same time protecting and promoting people's rights wherever possible. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviors among Bangladeshi nurses: a cross-sectional study in a tertiary care hospital - Arafat SM, Laila ZD, Akter H, Mali B, Chowdhury MH, Morshed NM.
Though, suicide is a preventable public health problem but prediction is almost impossible. Nevertheless, past suicidal behaviors are important risk factors which should be considered to prevent deaths by suicides. We aimed to explore the suicidal behavior... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Geography, job risk should be factors in prioritizing SARS-CoV-2 vaccinations
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) When setting SARS-CoV-2 vaccine priorities, Canada should take a more nuanced approach that considers geographic and occupational risk exposures, as 75% of Canadian adults have at least 1 risk factor for severe COVID-19, argues an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) https://www.cmaj.ca/content/early/2021/04/09/cmaj.210529. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 return to work guidance, NHS Employers (published 6th April 2021)
New COVID-19 return to work guidelines have been published by The Society of Occupational Medicine in collaboration with the University of Glasgow. With the successful UK vaccination programme roll-out, substantial reductions in community transmission rates, and lockdown measures easing, the challenge now is to get as many workers as possible safely back to work. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR & NIH Stand Against Structural Racism NIDCR Director Rena D’Souza, DDS, MS, PhD, said in a statement that there is no place for structural racism in biomedical research, echoing remarks from NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, in his announcement of a new NIH ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 7, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Prevalence and impact of patient suicide in psychiatrists: results from a national French web-based survey - Leaune E, Allali R, Rotg é JY, Simon L, Vieux M, Fossati P, Gaillard R, Gourion D, Masson M, Olié E, Vaiva G.
BACKGROUND: Patient suicide (PS) is known to be a frequent and challenging occupational hazard for mental health professionals. No study previously explored the prevalence and impact of PS in a large sample of French psychiatrists. METHOD: A nation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Staying safe: how young women who trade sex in Toronto navigate risk and harm reduction - Kendrick CT, MacEntee K, Wilson CL, Flicker S.
Celling Sex was a community-based participatory research project that used a strengths-based approach to explore the agentic harm reduction practices employed by young women who trade sex and learn about their experience accessing health and social service... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Rejection of workers' compensation claims may increase depressive symptoms among firefighters with occupational injury: a nationwide study in South Korea - Kim JY, Kim JH, Yoon S, Lee JT, Kim SS.
This study sought to examine whether the experience of occupational injuries was associated with depressive symptoms and whether the rejection of workers' compensation claims was associated with depressive symptoms among Korean firefighters. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Contributions of hypoxia-awareness training to the familiarization of personal symptoms for occupational safety in the flight environment - Chiang KT, Tu MY, Cheng CC, Chen HH, Huang WW, Chiu YL, Wang YY, Lai CY.
Hypoxia remains a flight-safety issue in terms of aviation medicine. Hypoxia-awareness training has been used to help aircrew members recognize personal hypoxia symptoms. There is still no study, as yet, to establish the association of within-subject data ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Barriers of occupational safety implementation in infrastructure projects: Gaza Strip case - Abu Aisheh YI, Tayeh BA, Alaloul WS, Jouda AF.
Infrastructure projects are the foundation for essential public services and have an influential position in societal development. Although the role of infrastructure projects is substantial, they can involve complexities and safety issues that lead to an ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Accident risk in the production sector of EU countries-cohort studies - Nowacki K.
(1) Background: accident rates prove the uneven development of the member countries in the area of work safety. Remedial actions and structural programmes should take into account, e.g., the level of work safety in all European Union (EU) countries. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

An analysis of suicide risk factors among farmers in the midwestern United States - Bjornestad A, Cuthbertson C, Hendricks J.
Research on the complex relationships of variables contributing to farmer suicide is limited. The purpose of the study was to examine factors associated with suicide risk through the use of standardized instruments measuring psychological (depression, anxi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Development of modern racism scale in global airlines: a study of Asian female flight attendants - Yu M, Hyun SS.
Due to the globalization of the airline industry, global airlines are focusing human resource management on diversity strategies and employing flight attendants of various races. Multinational flight attendants have brought many positive results; conversel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Investigating feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a simulator-based driving intervention for people with acquired brain injury: a randomised controlled pilot study - Dimech-Betancourt B, Ponsford JL, Charlton JL, Ross PE, Gooden JR, Stolwyk RJ.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a driving simulator intervention on driving outcomes following acquired brain injury. DESIGN: Pilot randomised controlled trial. SETTING: Occupational therapy driver assessment a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The importance of contextualized psychosocial risk indicators in workplace stress assessment: evidence from the healthcare sector - Menghini L, Balducci C.
The routine assessment of workplace stress is mostly based on standardized self-report tools, including generic psychosocial risk indicators (G-PRIs) designed to fit very heterogeneous occupational sectors. However, the use "by default" of such indicators ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Organisational factors and under-reporting of occupational injuries in Sweden: a population-based study using capture-recapture methodology - Orellana C, Kreshpaj B, Burstrom B, Davis L, Frumento P, Hemmingsson T, Johansson G, Kjellberg K, Wegman DH, Bodin T.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the magnitude of under-reporting of non-fatal occupational injuries (OIs) by different organisational factors in Sweden for the year 2013. METHODS: Capture-recapture methods were applied using two data sources: (1) the nation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A realist review of violence prevention education in healthcare - Provost S, Macphee M, Daniels MA, Naimi M, McLeod C.
Violence from patients and visitors towards healthcare workers is an international concern affecting the safety and health of workers, quality of care, and healthcare system sustainability. Although the predominant intervention has been violence prevention... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Does abusive supervision lead nurses to suffer from workplace violence? A cross-sectional study - Zhang SE, Wang J, Liu L, Meng DX, Wang HN, Zhao X, Wang XH, Liu B, Cao DP, Sun T.
This study aimed to (1) assess the current status of Chinese nurses' exposure to workplace violence; (2) identify the cluster of interrelationships between abusive supervision, anxiety and depression symptoms, work ability, and workplace violence in n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Gender differences in experience and reporting of acute symptoms among cleaning staff - Lee SJ, Kyung M, Leung C, Hong OS.
We examined gender differences among cleaning staff in the experience of chemical-related symptoms and in reporting to supervisors. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Impact of bullying on occupational commitment in young nursing professionals: the mediating role of emotional labour and emotional exhaustion - Ma S, Xie W, Ramalho NJC.
This study investigates how work-related and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Obstetric violence in Spain (Part III): healthcare professionals, times, and areas - Mena-Tudela D, Iglesias-Cas ás S, González-Chordá VM, Valero-Chilleron MJ, Andreu-Pejó L, Cervera-Gasch.
BACKGROUND: Obstetric violence is a worldwide public health problem, which seems greater in Spain. As no studies were found that identify the most representative healthcare professionals, times, and areas involved in obstetric violence, the objective of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Patient violence, physicians treatment decisions, and patient welfare: evidence from China - Zhao X, Li X, Torgler B, Dulleck U.
Although violence in healthcare settings has become a common occurrence worldwide, there is limited evidence on the spillover effects of patient violence on physicians' medical decisions. Utilizing microdata on inpatients from a major public hospital, we i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Relationship of knowledge about and attitudes towards violence with recognition of violence against women among health staff in pre-hospital emergency medical services - Gumussoy S, Donmez S, Eksi A, Dal NA.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence, specifically, violence against women, is prevalent in all segments of society regardless of social class, ethnicity, culture or country. In other words, domestic violence is a global concern. AIM: The study aims to in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Zero-risk interpretation in the level of preventive action method implementation for health and safety in construction sites - Carpio-de Los Pinos AJ, Gonz ález-García MLN, Pentelhão LC, Baptista JS.
Risk assessment is a legal obligation for all companies in most countries worldwide. It aims to control the quality of working conditions and avoid externalizing the consequences of accidents and resulting costs to society. This work discusses the need for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

What Are Recommendations for Using Portable Listening Devices?
In this study listening to audiobooks, movies, or playing videogames was less likely to exceed the threshold. However the use of PLDs has increased overtime, particularly with the need for online educational activities due the COVID-19 pandemic. Use of PLDs particularly in the setting of other ambient noise and the duration of the activities may have changed since this and other studies were published. Problems associated with increased noise aren’t just hearing loss but other aural problems including tinnitus, sound distortion, difficulty understanding speech, dizziness, and earache. Other “extra-auditive da...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 5, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Epidemiology of occupational injuries among insured workers in Saudi Arabia between 2004 and 2016 - Abbas M, Saeed R, Asam ZUZ.
This is a retrospective analysis of annual reports on occupational injuries issued by the national social insurance agency of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) for the years 2004 through 2016. For each criterion we calculated an index based on the equation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A psychophysiological model of firearms training in police officers: a virtual reality experiment for biocybernetic adaptation - Mu ñoz JE, Quintero L, Stephens CL, Pope AT.
Crucial elements for police firearms training include mastering very specific psychophysiological responses associated with controlled breathing while shooting. Under high-stress situations, the shooter is affected by responses of the sympathetic nervous s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Determining the safety culture in a gun factory in Turkey: a fuzzy approach - Çiftçioğlu GA, Kadırgan MAN, Eşiyok A.
Safety culture is a very complex phenomenon due to its intangible nature. It is tough to measure and express it with numerical values, as there is no simple indicator to measure it. This paper presents a fuzzy inference system that measures the safety cult... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Gender harassment persists in medical training - Vogel C, Rohr-Kirchgraber T.
Medical students start their career with enthusiasm for a profession that emphasizes caring for others so as to promote health, treat injury, and prevent disease. The profession of medicine selects those who have demonstrated compassion, knowledge, and lea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

NIOSH 50th anniversary honored by National Toxicology Program
Common goals and collaborative research signify the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s participation in the NTP. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - April 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 guide for social workers and occupational therapists supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults, SCIE (updated 29th March 2021)
This guidance aims to help occupational therapists and social workers keep people with learning disabilities and autistic adults safe. It has been updated (29th March 2021) to reflect the easing of lockdown restrictions. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The future regulation of nurse and midwife education
The requirement for student nurses and midwives to spend such a large amount of hours in clinical practice during their training has long been contentious. Critics of this regulation argue that nursing purports to be an evidence-based profession, how can we continue to insist upon such a burden for students, educators and mentors which has no basis in evidence? Others insist a lengthy grounding in clinical practice is essential for students to gain experience and put their academic learning into practice. What’s certain is that the current model is creaking loudly at the seams. Pressures on clinicians make adequately...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 31, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Hassan Govia Tags: Article Source Type: news

Create colourful window displays to support NHS staff on pay rise due date, say health unions  
Families and individuals across the UK are being urged by health unions to create colourful window displays in their homes and workplaces today (Thursday) to show support for NHS staff on the day they should have been getting a pay rise. Artworks designed by children’s illustrators and writers are part of a growing collection of posters available to download from a campaign page designed by the 14 unions, who between them represent more than a million health workers across the UK. This includes drawings from Nick Sharratt, whose books include Shark in the Park, Ketchup on Your Cornflakes? and the You C...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 31, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release Christina McAnea NHS pay rise windows Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for pregnant employees, DHSC/ Health and Safety Executive (updated 29th March 2021)
Advice for pregnant employees on risk assessments in the workplace and occupational health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 29 March 2021Updated background information section to include information on the next stage of the roadmap. 26 February 2021Updated the link to RCOG and RCM guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and pregnancy. Under'Background', added that the government has published the'COVID-19 response - Spring 2021'setting out the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England, and that from 8 March some of the rules on what you can and cannot do will be changing. (Source: Current Awarenes...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An analysis of the effects of occupational accidents on corporate management performance - Kim DK, Park S.
Occupational accidents in a workplace not only cause serious physical and/or mental damage to workers, but also have significant impacts on the corporate management performance through compensation costs for the victims, suspension of production, decline o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Ruminations and occupational stress as predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder and burnout among police officers - Juczy ński Z, Ogińska-Bulik N.
The profession of policeman is one of the most stressful. It is associated with exposure to traumatic experiences. The aim of research was to determine the predictors of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and occupational burnout and examine... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A survey of the prevalence and predictors of workplace bullying towards the dental hygienist - Petit JN, Boyd LD, Vineyard J, Dominick C.
OBJECTIVE/PURPOSE: Given the lack of research within dentistry as it relates to workplace bullying (WPB), the purpose of this study was to explore the prevalence of WPB and predictors of WPB for dental hygienists in clinical practice. METHODS: Cros... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Healthy and respectful workplaces: the experiences of dental hygienists in Canada - Ghoneim A, Parbhakar KK, Farmer J, Qui ñonez C.
INTRODUCTION: Like any health care practitioner, dental hygienists can experience mistreatment in the workplace. They can be subjected to harassment, bullying, abuse, and violence. These negative experiences can have adverse consequences on psychological a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Occupational injury and associated factors among construction workers in Ethiopia: a systematic and meta-analysis - Meseret M, Ehetie T, Hailye G, Regasa Z, Biruk K.
BACKGROUND: Occupational injury is any personal injury, disease or death resulting from an occupational accident sustained on worker in connection with the performance of his or her work. Studies conducted in Ethiopia indicated variable findings ranging fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Prevalence of acute pesticide poisoning among pesticide applicators in cardamom plantations: a cross-sectional study from Idukki District, Kerala - Reshma H, Jayalakshmi R.
BACKGROUND: Pesticide poisoning is a burning occupational health issue across the world. The pesticide use in the cardamom plantations of Idukki district, Kerala, India is one of the world's highest. However, limited studies addressed its ill effects on th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The level of violence in closed psychiatric wards in relation to the legal status of the inpatients - Trugman E, Harel E.
BACKGROUND: One of the most serious problems in closed psychiatric wards is the issue of violence. Many studies have tried to characterize the violent patients hospitalized in a closed ward. Some research has shown that the strongest predictor of violence ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The prevalence of unsafe behaviors in Iranian workers: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Malakoutikhah M, Rabiei H, Hassanipour S, Jahangiri M.
BACKGROUND: Unsafe behaviors are the cause of 80% of accidents. However, there has also been no worldwide review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of workers' unsafe behaviors. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate and estimate the prevalence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Validation of a grounded theory of nurse bullying in emergency department settings - Wolf LA, Perhats C, Delao AM, Martinovich Z.
BACKGROUND: Workplace bullying in health care settings, including emergency departments (EDs), is a significant and negative factor in the dynamics of patient care, nursing work culture, and nurse retention. Specifically, workplace bullying has a significa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

COVID-19: mitigation of risks in occupational settings with a focus on ethnic minority groups, PHE (updated 26th March 2021)
Consensus statement from Public Health England, the Health and Safety Executive and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. 26 March 2021Added link to full report. 20 November 2020First published. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Face masks associated with reducing healthcare workers' risk of acquiring COVID-19
(Henry Ford Health System) A study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine from researchers at Henry Ford Health System has found that Henry Ford's early implementation of a universal mask policy in the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with reducing the risk of healthcare workers at Henry Ford acquiring COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news