UnityPoint Health Occupational Medicine Newsletter | June 2012
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines



June is National Safety Month, so what a great time to review some key safety issues that may positively impact your business!

National Safety Month Weekly Topics

The National Safety Council (NSC) identifies June as National Safety Month. The NSC is replete with excellent employer-focused resources to help you share the importance of safety. Check out the NSC's weekly topics and resources.
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Disturbing Safety Statistics for Healthcare Workers

It's hard to believe that a nursing home could be more dangerous than a heavy construction site. But the numbers don't lie. If you work in healthcare, consider the story behind the statistics and how your safety culture could be improved.
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Free Online Safety Resources from ASSE

One excellent example of a free, online safety-related resource is the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) podcast library and safety toolbox talk kits. And don't forget to check out the local ASSE chapter at http://hawkeye.asse.org/.
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Respirator Regulations: How Much Do You Really Know?

Most employers think they understand OSHA's respirator use regulations. But many times, misinterpretation and poor medical oversight can lead to flawed surveillance programs or unnecessary expenses.

The 10 Commandments of Wellness

If you haven't read an e-book lately (or ever), this is a great choice. Take 5 minutes to review 10 key ideas that can transform your wellness program and provide management with clear justification for supporting wellness investments.

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