OSHA has unveiled new safety and health guidance that will help healthcare workers and their employers prepare for a possible influenza pandemic. The Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Guidance for Healthcare Workers and Healthcare Employers is available at the following website.
A comprehensive resource for healthcare planners and practitioners, the new guidance offers information and tools to assist the industry in preparing for and responding to an influenza pandemic. It includes technical information on infection control and industrial hygiene practices to reduce the risk of infection in healthcare settings; workplace preparations and planning issues; and OSHA standards that have special importance to pandemic preparedness planners and responders in the industry.
Should a pandemic occur, OSHA will furnish up-to-date information and guidance to the public through the Pandemic/Flu website.
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