OSHA Instruction : National Emphasis Program - Nursing and Residential Care Facilities (Naics 623110, 623210, and 623311)
OSHA's mission is to assure the safety and health of America's working men and women by promulgating and enforcing standards and regulations; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health as well as the development of comprehensive safety and health management systems. Effective and efficient use of resources requires careful, flexible planning. In this way, the overall goal of hazard abatement and employee protection is best served. OSHA Instruction, National Emphasis Program for Programmed Inspections of Nursing and Residential Care Facilities, NAICS 623110, 623210 and 623311 (formerly SIC codes 8051-Skilled Nursing Care Facilities, 8052-Intermediate Care Facilities, and 8059-Nursing and Residential Care Facilities, Not Elsewhere Classified), sets forth policy and procedures for targeting and conducting programmed inspections in this industry. The specific hazards being addressed include ergonomic stressors in patient lifting, bloodborne pathogens, tuberculosis, workplace violence, and slips, trips and falls.
- Paperback | 46 pages
- 215.9 x 279.4 x 2.79mm | 172.36g
- 30 May 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations