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CDC – NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series

NIOSH Total Worker Health® program Source: CDC – NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series Webinar Series Recognizing the complex, often interlinked hazards affecting the health, safety, and well-being of today’s workforce, the NIOSH Total Worker Health® program is excited to present a free webinar series aimed at providing the latest research and case studies for protecting …

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Worker Health

Legislative changes are increasingly supporting efforts to recruit, promote, and retain students and employees with disabilities, workers with chronic conditions, workers with work-related injuries, and workers who may be experiencing age-related changes which impact their work capacity across all employment sectors. Employers in various industries have created safe work environments to support workers with disabilities and …

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State Community Health Worker Models – NASHP

As states transform their health systems many are turning to Community Health Workers (CHWs) to tackle some of the most challenging aspects of health improvement, such as facilitating care coordination, enhancing access to community-based services, and addressing social determinants of health. Source: State Community Health Worker Models – NASHP While state definitions vary, CHWs are …

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Perspectives about support challenges facing health workers assisting older adults with and without intellectual disability in rural versus urban settings in Australia

Rafat Hussain , Matthew P. Janicki , Marie Knox, Stuart Wark & Trevor Parmenter (2017): Perspectives about support challenges facing health workers assisting older adults with and without intellectual disability in rural versus urban settings in Australia, Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, DOI: 10.3109/13668250.2017.1326589 Source: Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability ABSTRACT Aims: Life …

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Promoting Health and Safety for Workers with Disabilities

Promoting Health & Safety for Workers with Disabilities Realizing the Promise of the ADA June 9 & 10, 2015 Chicago, Illinois The Americans with Disabilities Act turns 25 this year! This conference explored its impact in the workplace. Interdependence Between Health and Wellness and Employment Managing one’s health and healthcare is critical to successful employment. See …

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Several Million Healthcare Workers Needed by 2020

Several Million Healthcare Workers Needed by 2020 Regardless of the fate of the Affordable Care Act, the United States will need 5.6 million new healthcare workers by 2020, according to a study. The study, by researchers at Georgetown University’s Center on Education and Workforce, also found that 4.6 million of those new workers will need …

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New EEOC Publication Addresses Employment of Health Care Workers with Disabilities

New EEOC Publication Addresses Employment of Health Care Workers with Disabilities Latest Q&A Fact Sheet Explains How Americans with Disabilities Act Applies to Employment in the Health Care Industry WASHINGTON – Naomi C. Earp, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), today announced the issuance of a new question-and-answer (Q&A) fact sheet on …

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New EEOC Publication Addresses Employment of Health Care Workers with Disabilities

New EEOC Publication Addresses Employment of Health Care Workers with Disabilities Latest Q&A Fact Sheet Explains How Americans with Disabilities Act Applies to Employment in the Health Care IndustryWASHINGTON – Naomi C. Earp, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), today announced the issuance of a new question-and-answer (Q&A) fact sheet on the …

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