4134.0 Occupational health issues of healthcare and social service workers

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 10:30 AM
Kerry Souza, ScD, MPH

10:30 AM
Risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders and their prevention among home health care workers
Arun Garg, PhD, CPE, Kurt T. Hegmann, MD, MPH, Jay Kapellusch, PhD and Matthew Thiese, PhD, MSPH
10:45 AM
Part of the Job? Workplace Violence in Massachusetts Social Service Agencies
Jennifer Zelnick, ScD, MSW and Elspeth M. Slayter, PhD, MSW
11:00 AM
Impact of needlestick safety legislation on hospital nurse injuries
Elayne Kornblatt Phillips, RN, MPH, PhD, Mark R. Conaway, PhD, Ginger Parker, MBA and Janine C. Jagger, MPH, PhD
11:15 AM
Workplace violence and musculoskeletal pain: A 2-year follow-up of nursing home workers
Helena Miranda, MD, DrMedSc, Laura Punnett, ScD and Rebecca Gore, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)