SEIU–United Healthcare Workers West Company Profile

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Healthcare workers often care for patients while ill

Large numbers of healthcare workers risk transmitting respiratory viruses to patients and co-workers by attending work even when they have symptoms, according to a new study. The study found that 95% ...

SEIU 775 Benefits Group Partners with SR Max Slip Resistant Shoes to Launch Caregiver Kicks

25,000 slip resistant shoes to be distributed to caregivers throughout Washington State SEIU 775 Benefits Group, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to improv...

Two-Thirds of EMS Workers Have Been Attacked on Job

In the United States, EMS workers’ risk of violence is 22-times higher than the average risk faced by all workers.

Study shows healthcare workers often care for patients while ill

(Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America) Large numbers of healthcare workers risk transmitting respiratory viruses to patients and co-workers by attending work even when they have symptoms, ac...

Chemotherapy and its Effect on Healthcare Workers

Problems range from respiratory issues to potential miscarriage The idea of chemotherapy posing some level of threat to those who administrate the drug or work in its immediate vicinity is not new. Th...

Resolution Seeks to Protect Healthcare Workers Against Violence

Federal proposal could lead to sweeping prevention and protection plans for all healthcare workers.

Be Wary of Healthcare Workers Tampering, Switching Meds

Beginning well before the ongoing national opioid epidemic, drug diversion by addicted healthcare workers has caused repeated outbreaks, exposing thousands of patients to bloodborne pathogens.

Guidelines Nix Annual TB Testing for Most Healthcare Workers

Healthcare workers should be tested for tuberculosis when they are hired and should be retested only after an occupational exposure, according to new CDC guidelines. Medscape Medical News

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Gender assessment of job stress in healthcare workers. Implications for practice.

Work-related stress (WRS) in the healthcare sector is a major issue for both workers and organizations. To date, no consensus exists regarding differences in gender susceptibility to WRS in healthcare...

Occupational Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Africa: A Systematic Review.

While all healthcare workers are exposed to occupational hazards, workers in sub-Saharan Africa have higher rates of occupational exposure to infectious diseases than workers in developed countries. ...

Intersecting Policy Contexts of Employment-Related Geographical Mobility of Healthcare Workers: The Case of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Mobility and movement is an increasingly important part of work for many, however, Employment-Related Geographical Mobility (ERGM), defined as the extended movement of workers between places of perman...

MERS-CoV infection among healthcare workers and risk factors for death: Retrospective analysis of all laboratory-confirmed cases reported to WHO from 2012 to 2 June 2018.

Approximately half of the reported laboratory-confirmed infections of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have occurred in healthcare settings, and healthcare workers constitute ov...

Critically ill healthcare workers with the middle east respiratory syndrome (MERS): A multicenter study.

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) leads to healthcare-associated transmission to patients and healthcare workers with potentially fatal outcomes.

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Asymptomatic Flu Project

Although clinical presentation of influenza is often symptomatic, asymptomatic cases also occur. The knowledge of the incidence of asymptomatic influenza among healthcare workers is very i...

Cohort Study of Healthcare Workers Receiving Imvanex®

During an outbreak of monkeypox in the UK in 2018, a third generation smallpox vaccine, Imvanex, was used for the first time to immunise healthcare workers who had been, or were expected t...

Early Detection of Burnout - Healthcare Workers

Burnout is a public health issue. Healthcare workers are particularly at risk of burnout with occupational stress identified as the major risk factor. The "Health Work Environment" service...

West Philadelphia Controls Asthma

This project uses community health workers (CHW) or lay health educators to implement asthma interventions that have been proven to work in the primary care setting and in schools. The obj...

The Effect of a Resistance Training Program in Healthcare Workers on Pain, Workability and Physical Function.

The prevalence and consequences of musculoskeletal pain is considerable among healthcare workers, allegedly due to high physical work demands of healthcare work. Performing physical exerc...

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