"At the meeting, several sessions examine motivation and behavior change techniques that
can optimize the efficacy of a good old-fashioned cleaning and disinfection. While hospital cleaning staff often focus on the disinfection of patient rooms’ bathrooms, other near-patient surfaces and equipment can be overlooked. SHEA believes educating staff on the role of the healthcare environment and optimizing worker performance can be one of the most effective measures to adequately disinfect patient rooms.
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Feb 15, 2012
NIOSH (The National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety) has published a booklet to educate Home Healthcare Workers about preventing latex allergies. Latex products are made from natural rubber, and sensitivity ...
Feb 17, 2012
NIOSH Acts To Prevent Lifting Injuries For Home Healthcare Workers. The National ... Lifting and moving clients create a high risk for back injury and other musculoskeletal disorders for home healthcare workers. Click here to ...
Feb 02, 2010
The report concludes, "The Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected home healthcare work to be the fastest growing occupation through 2016. Home healthcare workers, including home healthcare aides, nurses, physical ...