Occupational Environments

 

  • Controlling Health Hazards to Hspitals Workers: A Reference
     

    Healthcare hazards addressed include lifting and other ergonomic hazards, communicable diseases, hazardous drugs, chemicals, radiation, violence, stress and shift work. The researchers have summarized the literature on controlling 30 hazards by 150 engineering means such as ventilation, shielding, automation, and administrative changes in procedures. Each section describes the hazard, the literature on controls and internet resources where the reader can find more information.