US Launches First National Firefighter Cancer Registry
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has launched the first nationwide Firefighter Cancer Registry, linking workplace exposures to deadly malignancies such as mesothelioma. Officials administering the study believe the registry will help reduce the incidence of various cancers for firefighters. “A national registry will go a long way toward answering the many questions still out there,” Dr. Kenny Fent, an industrial hygienist at NIOSH who is leading the effort, told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “We’re just laying the groundwork now, but in the long run, we want to h...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - March 18, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Applicability of accident analysis methods to Chinese construction accidents - Zhang J, Zhang W, Xu P, Chen N.
INTRODUCTION: It is necessary to clearly understand construction accidents for preventing a rise in Chinese construction accidents and deaths. Better analysis methods are required for Chinese construction sector accidents. METHODS: Choosing and ana... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Lung-Cancer Screens Effective in Asbestos-Exposed Smokers Lung-Cancer Screens Effective in Asbestos-Exposed Smokers
Low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening can detect early lung cancers in smokers with a history of occupational asbestos exposure, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Workplace health promotion and safety in state and territorial health departments in the United States: a national mixed-methods study of activity, capacity, and growth opportunities - Linnan LA, Leff MS, Martini MC, Walton AL, Baron S, Hannon PA, Abraham J, Studer M.
BACKGROUND: State and Territorial Health Departments (SHDs) have a unique role in protecting and promoting workers' health. This mixed-methods study presents the first systematic investigation of SHDs' activities and capacity in both Occupational Safety an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A case-crossover study of heat exposure and injury risk among outdoor construction workers in Washington State - Calkins MM, Bonauto D, Hajat A, Lieblich M, Seixas N, Sheppard L, Spector JT.
OBJECTIVEs The primary objective of this study was to assess the relationship between heat exposure and occupational traumatic injuries among construction workers. METHODS We assessed the relationship between humidex, a measure of apparent temperat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

A model for promoting occupational safety and health in Taiwan's hospitals: an integrative approach - Huang HT, Tsai CH, Wang CF.
This study used an integrative approach as a starting point and co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Exploring the impacts of factors contributing to unsafe behavior of coal miners - Wang C, Wang J, Wang X, Yu H, Bai L, Sun Q.
Currently, it is reported that approximately 1000 occupational injuries, especially the front-line miners occurring the coal industry of China in 2015. Previous researches have indicated that miners' unsafe behavior is the predominant reason of safety acci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

From national to European frameworks for understanding the role of occupational health and safety (OHS) specialists - Hale A.
An important phase in the development of a new profession is the process of comparison of the tasks, education, training, certification and regulation of its proponents across different countries, to understand whether there are sufficient commonalities to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Towards the development of a comprehensive hybrid fuzzy-based occupational risk assessment model for construction workers - Mohandes SR, Zhang X.
Although some studies have focused on assessing the related risks to the workers involved in the construction activities, the developed models hitherto are tangled with some shortfalls, including unstructured ways of risks identification, low consistency a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Design of OSH interventions: a model to improve their actual implementation - Masi D, Cagno E, Farne' S, Hasle P.
Background A multitude of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) interventions have proven to be effective under controlled conditions, but their implementation in practice is often difficult and interventions may therefore not work as expected, especially ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Do companies that claim to be socially responsible adequately manage occupational safety and health? - Ruiz-Frutos C, Pinos-Mora P, Ortega-Moreno M, G ómez-Salgado J.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an increasing demand in companies around the world. We have assessed the degree of CSR in 112 Ecuadorians companies (671 participants), of which 58.9% were multinational, from all sectors and geographical country ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Effort-reward imbalance: a risk factor for exposure to workplace bullying - Notelaers G, T örnroos M, Salin D.
Previous research shows that work environment factors are important antecedents of workplace bullying (WB), because of the stress they may induce. While previous studies have typically used Karasek's Job Demand-Control model or the Demands-Resources model,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Evaluating the effectiveness of workplace interventions in improving safety culture: a systematic review - Aburumman M, Newnam S, Fildes B.
PURPOSE Recent studies have called for the translation of theoretical research in safety culture into intervention efforts that can guide organisations in improving their workplace safety culture. The aim of this systematic review is to identify and evalu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Injury vulnerability in Spain. Examination of risk among migrant and native workers - Ronda-P érez E, Gosslin A, Martínez JM, Reid A.
The search for work is one of the largest drivers of migration. Globally there are an estimated 244 million migrants. It is known that occupational accidents are higher in migrant compared with native-born workers; however, there is a lack of information a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Occupational stressors among farmers in Iran using fuzzy multiple criteria decision-making methods - Jahangiri M, Molaeifar H, Rajabi F, Banaee S.
INTRODUCTION: Rural communities, especially farmers, are exposed to numerous concerns and stressors due to their type of occupation. The present study aimed at evaluating and prioritizing occupational stressors that cause dissatisfaction among farmers usin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Promoting and impeding safety - a qualitative study into direct and indirect safety leadership practices of constructions site managers - Grill M, Nielsen K.
Managerial leadership is an essential element in preventing occupational risk and increasing safety performance. The aim of the present study was to investigate construction site managers' experiences of how their leadership practices influence safety perf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Safety professionals in the Netherlands - Swuste P, Zwaard W, Groeneweg J, Guldenmund F.
The origin of occupational safety, as an area of main interest of the government, the industry, the unions, and scientists starts in the Netherlands at the end of the 19th century. Roughly in the same period occupational medicine becomes a separate domain.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Serious games for learning prevention through design concepts: an experimental study - Din ZU, Gibson GE.
Many accidents occur during construction and maintenance of facilities. Logically, decisions made during the design and planning of a project can influence workers' safety. The approach of considering safety in design and planning to control workplace haza... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Stratified statistical analysis for effectiveness evaluation of frontline worker safety intervention: case study of construction steel fabrication - Chang J, Han SU, AbouRizk SM, Kanerva J.
Frontline employees play a key role in implementing and maintaining onsite safety programs and techniques. Evaluations of the effectiveness of ongoing safety interventions, however, have relied on the subjective judgment of supervisors. Through a case stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The National Violent Death Reporting System and police-involved firearm deaths - McDowall D.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Workplace bullying among healthcare professionals in Sweden: a descriptive study - Rahm G, Rystedt I, Wilde-Larsson B, Nordstr öm G, Strandmark K M.
Workplace bullying is a taboo event which occurs worldwide, although the prevalence varies significantly between and within countries. Nurses have been regarded an occupational risk group for bullying at the work place. Bullying in health and social care c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Identifying community-dwelling older adults' vision loss during mobility assessments: a scoping review - Petty LS, Foster JEG, Rigby P.
BACKGROUND.: Co-occurring mobility issues and vision loss are prevalent in older adults. Vision loss can cause ambulation difficulties and falls. Community-dwelling older adults frequently require mobility-aids assessment by occupational therapists. Howeve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Forty years of Safety Science: a bibliometric overview - Merig ó JM, Miranda J, Modak NM, Boustras G, de la Sotta C.
Safety Science was established in 1976 as the Journal of Occupational Accidents. Safety Science was established with the vision of promoting multidisciplinary research in the science and technology of human and industrial safety and serving as a guide for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Sleep quality among police officers: implications and insights from a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature - Garbarino S, Guglielmi O, Puntoni M, Bragazzi NL, Magnavita N.
Poor sleep is associated with bad health outcomes, worse wellbeing and decreases in performance, productivity and safety at work. Police officers are exposed to several risk factors including extended work schedules, shift work, occupational stress, danger... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Gender differences in lost work days due to occupational accidents - Fontaneda I, Camino L ópez MA, González Alcantara OJ, Ritzel DO.
We report the relationship between duration of sick leave due to occupational injury and worker gender. We also examine the relationship between certain independent variables and duration of sick leave, including age, type of work, place of work... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Occupational and non occupational metacarpal bone fractures at the Mansoura University Emergency Hospital: a comparative study - El-Hadidy SS, El-Gilany AH, Nour K, Elsherbeny E, Hamied AHA.
The objective of this article is to compare between occupational and non occupational metacarpal fractures. METHODS: This is a cross-sectional... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The impact of occupational accidents and gross domestic product on the sanctions imposed by the Greek OSH Inspectorate - Tatsaki E, Sgourou E, Katsakiori P, Konsta I, Gerasimou S.
The Labour Inspectorate is a globally accepted institution with objectives and operational axes defined by the 81st International Labour Convention between Member States. The constantly changing conditions in the labour market make the need for a monitorin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A review of cold exposure and manual performance: implications for safety, training and performance - Ray M, King M, Carnahan H.
Cold exposure causes impairments in manual performance and therefore has implications for the safety and performance of individuals who perform occupational and survival skills in cold environments. The existing body of literature on the effects of cold ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Better safe than sorry: methods for risk assessment of psychosocial hazards - Metzler YA, von Groeling-M üller G, Bellingrath S.
Psychosocial risk assessment is becoming increasingly important for research and occupational health and safety due to legislative amendments obliging employers to implement psychosocial work factors into general risk assessment. While various sources prov... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Applications of Bayesian networks and Petri nets in safety, reliability, and risk assessments: a review - Kabir S, Papadopoulos Y.
System safety, reliability and risk analysis are important tasks that are performed throughout the system life-cycle to ensure the dependability of safety-critical systems. Probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) approaches are comprehensive, structured and lo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Applying critical race feminism and intersectionality to narrative inquiry: a point of resistance for Muslim nurses donning a hijab - Clark N, Saleh N.
Racism in nursing can be positioned through institutional forms of gendered, racialized, and religious structures. Muslim nurses who choose to honor the Islamic practice of donning hijab may be at risk of experiencing racism in contexts of post-September 1... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

BU: Central American kidney disease epidemic linked to occupational heat exposure
(Boston University School of Medicine) For two decades, Nicaragua and El Salvador have seen increasing mortality from an unusual form of chronic kidney disease (CKD), also called Mesoamerican Nephropathy (MeN). The disease has disproportionately affected sugarcane and other agricultural workers, and appears to be unrelated to traditional kidney disease risk factors such as diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Psycho-socio-cultural factors and global occupational safety: integrating micro- and macro-systems - Stoffregen SA, Giordano FB, Lee J.
Occupational health and safety varies greatly around the world. However, there is a dearth of information on contributing factors to global occupational safety at both micro- and macro-level. The aim of this study was to examine which psycho-socio-cultural... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Gunshot residue background on police officers: considerations for secondary transfer in GSR evidence evaluation - Lucas N, Cook M, Kirkbride KP, Kobus H.
In order to have confidence in the integrity of a GSR test result, it is essential to understand the factors that may influence the presence of GSR particles on a person of interest's hands beyond the discharge of a firearm. One important consideration is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

CDC: Final National Occupational Research Agenda for Public Safety
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of the finalNational Occupational Research Agenda for Public Safety. The agenda focuses on the public safety workforce, which includes emergency responders, fire fighters, police and correctional officers, and addresses chronic disease reduction, infectious disease transmission, motor vehicle injuries, mental health, and more. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - March 12, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Obstructive sleep apnea: from the beginnings, to the risk factors and to occupational medicine assessment - Trenchea M, Rascu A, Arghir OC.
Over the last thirty years, the pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) has begun to be elucidated worldwide due to the presence of standardized diagnostic and treatment. In adults, the clinical diagnosis may be suggestive of OSAS when symp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Chemo Is'Invisible Threat' to Cancer Clinic Staff Chemo Is'Invisible Threat' to Cancer Clinic Staff
Because of its toxicity, chemotherapy is an occupational hazard for the staff of cancer clinics, but related safety issues do not seem to be a major clinical concern or a topic of much research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Systematic review of yoga and balance: effect on adults with neuromuscular impairment - Green E, Huynh A, Broussard L, Zunker B, Matthews J, Hilton CL, Aranha K.
This systematic review examines the efficacy of yoga as a neuromuscular intervention for community-dwelling populations at risk for falls to determine its utility for use in occupational therapy intervention. Populations included older adults and adults wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

An integrative review of nurse-to-nurse incivility, hostility, and workplace violence: a GPS for nurse leaders - Crawford CL, Chu F, Judson LH, Cuenca E, Jadalla AA, Tze-Polo L, Kawar LN, Runnels C, Garvida R.
Bullying, lateral violence, and incivility are real phenomena in the nursing workplace and remain widespread across all care settings. The American Nurses Association recommends zero tolerance for any form of violence from any source and adopting evidence-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Work-related perceptions, injuries, and musculoskeletal symptoms: comparison between U.S-educated and foreign-educated nurses - Kim KM, Lee SJ.
Immigrants account for a significant proportion of the nursing workforce in the United States (U.S.). Although different cultural backgrounds may affect immigrant nurses' perceptions of work and occupational health risks, little research has been conducted... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Feasibility and effects of the CO-OP Approach ™ in postconcussion rehabilitation - Hunt AW, Paniccia M, Mah K, Dawson D, Reed N.
OBJECTIVE: We determined the feasibility and effects of the Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP) ApproachTM on activity performance and satisfaction, symptoms, and mood of adolescents with persistent postconcussion sym... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Thermal exposure and heat illness symptoms among workers in Mara Gold Mine, Tanzania - Meshi EB, Kishinhi SS, Mamuya SH, Rusibamayila MG.
BACKGROUND: Working in a humid and hot environment creates challenges to occupational health and safety in tropical countries. Being in the region, Tanzania can experiences more than 30 °C ambient temperature, which exposes miners to heat-related injury an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Education and training: key factors in global occupational and environmental health - Lucchini RG, McDiarmid M, van der Laan G, Rosen M, Placidi D, Radon K, Ruchirawat M, Kurtz L, Landrigan P.
INTRODUCTION: Education and training in Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) play an important role in building global capacity and contribute to safer working conditions. The shortage of occupational health professionals, the lack of knowledge and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Occupational safety and health vulnerability among brick factory workers in Dhading District, Nepal - Rupakheti D, Pradhan PMS, Basel P.
This study attempts to bridge the ina... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Restaurant inspection reports as a proxy measure for occupational health and safety: South Asian restaurant workers in New York City - Nabeel I, Alamgir H.
There is a great need to develop workplace health and safety surveillance systems for small businesses to systematically understand the cause, nature, and severity of injuries and illness of their workers. Restaurants can be hazardous workplaces for the na... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Technically measured compositional physical work demands and prospective register-based sickness absence (PODESA): a study protocol - Dencker-Larsen S, Rasmussen CL, Thorsen SV, Clays E, Lund T, Labriola M, Mortensen OS, J ørgensen MB, Gupta N, Rasmussen CDN, Holtermann A.
BACKGROUND: Various physical work demands are shown to be associated with sickness absence. However, these studies have: (a) predominantly used self-reported data on physical work demands that have been shown to be inaccurate compared with technical measur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The state of higher education in occupational health and safety in Central Asian countries - Dzhusupov KO, Sulaimanova CT, Toguzbayeva KK, Tabibi R, Serik B, Chonbasheva CK, Egamnazarov K, Kainarbayeva MS.
A healthy workforce is vital for the sustainable social and economic development of any country. Assuring occupational health and safety (OHS) depends not only on the passing of quality working legislation and inspection of workplaces, but also on preparat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

User violence in mental health services: adaptation of an instrument. Healthcare-workers' Aggressive Behavior Scale-Users-Mental Health Version (HABS-U-MH) - Ruiz-Hern ández JA, Sánchez-Muñoz M, Jiménez-Barbero JA, Pina López D, Galián-Muñoz I, Llor-Esteban B, Llor-Zaragoza L.
BACKGROUND/OBJETIVE: According to the World Health Organization, one out of every four violent workplace acts takes place in the health setting. The aims of the study are to adapt the Healthcare-workers' Aggressive Behavior Scale-Users (HABS-U) to mental h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Work-related traumatic brain injury: a brief report on workers perspective on job and health and safety training, supervision, and injury preventability - Sharma B, Nowrouzi-Kia B, Mollayeva T, Kontos P, Grigorovich A, Liss G, Gibson B, Mantis S, Lewko J, Colantonio A.
BACKGROUND: Although work-related injuries are on the decline, rates of work-related traumatic brain injury (wrTBI) continue to rise. As even mild wrTBI can result in cognitive, behavioural, and functional impairments that can last for months and even year... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

New EMS Cleanup Policy Puts Responsibility on Detroit Fire and EMS Personnel
DETROIT (WXYZ) — A new Bodily Fluid Aftermath Cleanup policy went into effect this week in Detroit for firefighters. It places responsibility for cleaning up tragedies on the first responders. "Violent scenes. blood. bodily fluids. body parts. it gets very graphic," said Detroit Fire Fighters Association President Mike Nevin. "Its a complete deviation from anything we’ve ever done. It’s… beyond words." Nevin wasted no time pushing back by filing a complaint with the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA). "Because we haven’t been trained and i...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 7, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news