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15 Articles found | Health and Wellness
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Following ergonomic techniques while in the car can help reduce strain on muscles and bones and helps prevent injury. This article provides best practices to follow before driving, while driving, entering and exiting vehicles and while working in a car.
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Advances in vaccinations, screening and antibiotics have made tuberculosis a relatively rare disease in the United States. However, with the recent outbreak and past occurrences in correctional facilities, members are encouraged to review their disease control policies and procedures, and update them as necessary to maintain the safety and health of employees, inmates and the public.
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Member employees may find themselves outdoors and on the job for many reasons. Working outside means that employees may be exposed to ticks that may carry disease. Risks associated with tick bites can be managed effectively with careful identification, tick bite prevention and removal best practices, and prompt reporting of tick-borne diseases.
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The risks of occupational exposure to influenza and other airborne infectious agents by employees during a large outbreak vary greatly. Employers should conduct a risk assessment of the workplace to determine whether respiratory protection is needed. Article also explains OSHA standard for respiratory protection program.
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Although many people vie bats as pests, the reactions to bats are often disproportional to the risks bats present. MCIT offers steps to control associated risks of bats to people and buildings.
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Tendon glide exercises are a series of hand and wrist movements that improve the flow of the tendon through the carpal tunnel. Like any other part of the body, the chance of injury decreases when the area is stable yet flexible due to a combination of exercise and stretching. Tendon glide exercises can help prevent repetitive trauma to the hands, writs and elbows.
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To address workplace exposures to blood borne pathogens, such as hepatitis B and C, HIV, tuberculosis, the Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration mandates employers have an exposure control plan when employees have a reasonable risk of coming into contact with infectious materials.
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Blood donation drives require some risk management planning, particularly concerning data privacy, incentives for donation, partnering with a qualified blood donation agency and safety measures.
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