TITLE

OSHA enforcing N95 respirators for HCWs treating H1N1 flu patients

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Gary; Marill, Michelle
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;12/29/2009 Supplement, Vol. 31, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the initiative of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to impose the use of N95 respirators to health care workers (HCW) who treat patients with H1N1 influenza A in order to prevent the spread of the virus.
ACCESSION #
47478739

 

Related Articles

  • OSHA enforcing N95 respirators for HCWs treating H1N1 flu patients. Evans, Gary; Marill, Michelle // Contraceptive Technology Update;Dec2009 Supplement, p1 

    The article discusses Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforcement of rules regarding the use of N95 particulate respirators in order to protect health workers from becoming infected with the H1N1 influenza virus.

  • OSHA enforcing N95 respirators for HCWs treating H1N1 flu patients. Evans, Gary; Marill, Michelle // Primary Care Reports;Dec2009 Special Supplement, p1 

    The article reports that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the U.S. have required all health care workers (HCWs) to wear N95 respirators when treating patients with H1N1. A compliance directive will be released by the agency to enforce the Interim Guidance on Infection...

  • OSHA enforcing N95 respirators for HCWs treating H1N1 flu patients. Evans, Gary; Marill, Michelle // Case Management Advisor;Dec2009 Special Supplement, Vol. 20, p1 

    The article reports on the mandate by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) which requires health care workers to use N95 respirators to protect against the H1N1 influenza from patients. It notes that the OSHA, in good faith, will hear employee complaints regarding the...

  • OSHA enforcing N95 respirators for HCWs treating H1N1 flu patients. Evans, Gary; Marill, Michelle // State Health Watch;Dec2009 Supplement, p1 

    The article reports on the move of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to require the use of N95 particulate respirators among health care workers to prevent them from acquiring H1N1 from patients. Discussed is the reason N95 respirators are more effective than surgical...

  • OSHA enforcing N95 respirators for HCWs treating H1N1 flu patients. Evans, Gary; Marill, Michelle // Hospital Case Management;Dec2009, Vol. 17 Issue 12, Special section p1 

    The article reports on the directive issued by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on the use of N95 respirators for medical personnel dealing with H1N1 patients. It is stated that the directive would enforce the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and...

  • OSHA enforcing N95 respirators for HCWs treating H1N1 flu patients. Evans, Gary; Marill, Michelle // Same-Day Surgery;Dec2009 Supplement, p1 

    The article reports that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is requiring health care workers to use particulate respirators when caring for H1N1 influenza patients.

  • Leading scientific organizations urge White House to amend influenza A (H1N1) guidance.  // Cardiology Today;Dec2009, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p54 

    The article reports on the letter sent by national health organizations requesting U.S. President Barack Obama to issue a moratorium on guidelines that require the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to enforce the use of N95 respirators among health care workers treating A H1N1...

  • OSHA enforcing N95 respirators for HCWs treating H1N1 flu patients. Evans, Gary; Marill, Michelle // Infectious Disease Alert;Dec2009 OSHA Special Supplement, p1 

    The article focuses on the recommendation of issued by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on the use of N95 respirators to protect health care workers from acquiring HIN1 pandemic influenza A from the patients that they are treating. OSHA emphasizes the role of...

  • What OSHA inspectors will ask about H1N1.  // Hospital Infection Control & Prevention;Jan2010, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p8 

    The article presents information on the questions to be asked by inspectors during H1N1-related inspections to be conducted by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) at health care sites. One question is related to risk assessment conducted by the employer to determine...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics