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February 2020 Archives

Tips for taking medication without incident

Those who take multiple medications are at an increased risk of being the victim of an adverse drug event. Therefore, it is important that those who are taking any type of medication know how to use it properly. For instance, it is not a good idea to chew a pill that is not supposed to be chewed or to cut a pill in half unless a doctor says it's acceptable to do so.

What falls under the OSHA Laboratory Standard

Lab workers in New Jersey, as elsewhere, are protected under OSHA's Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Standards, otherwise known as the Laboratory Standard. Of course, whether employers fulfill this standard is another matter. Below are just a few of the steps that employers are supposed to take to protect their lab workers.

Phone use among nurses may increase rate of errors

Anyone who works in the medical field in New Jersey knows how important it is to stay focused on the job. A report published in JAMA Pediatrics shows that errors can become more frequent among nurses who are distracted by their phones. For their study, researchers analyzed the behavior of 257 nurses in pediatric intensive care units and how this affected 3,308 patients.

Preventing falls in the workplace in three easy steps

New Jersey residents who work in construction are probably aware that they run a huge risk of being injured or killed in a fall. Fall protection guidelines are the most frequently violated of all OSHA guidelines. Fatal falls account for some 15% of all worker deaths, including 33% of all construction worker deaths. OSHA and three other government agencies have created a three-step plan for preventing falls.

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