TITLE

Home health workforce, sharps injuries grow

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Feb2011, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the rise in the non-availability of basic safety devices among the home health workforce. Facts related to the growth in sharps injuries in the home health care sector are sourced from different studies involving registered nurses in the New York State and North Carolina. Some of the causes highlighted include rising expenditure and the absence of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations in the home care environment.
ACCESSION #
58011403

 

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