Earlier this November, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released updated documentation aimed at helping prevent the exposure of infectious diseases to emergency responders.
The main change to their newly released set of resources has been the expansion of the list of potentially life-threatening infectious diseases. The previous list of infectious diseases that emergency responders might encounter…Continue
Added by Penn Care, Inc on November 23, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments
The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) recently released a document that is open to public comment with regard to ambulance construction standards. The document itself, entitled NFPA 1917, will essentially replace the Triple K specification which has long guided the direction of ambulance construction. Whether or not the document will fulfill its…Continue
Added by Penn Care, Inc on November 18, 2011 at 2:14pm — No Comments
There are several options to be used when dealing with difficult people in the workplace. According to author and CHEP guest educator Sandra Crowe’s book, “Since Strangling Isn’t An Option . . .” you control a lot more of any difficult interpersonal encounter than you think.
Guest host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic, interviews Sandra about her day-long course for CHEP where she lays out several strategies for dealing with difficult co-workers, customers, and acquaintances. Sandra…Continue
Added by CHEP inc on November 10, 2011 at 8:45am — No Comments