AOHP Releases Public Policy Statement

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visit www.epa.gov/compliance/                          that supports a safer environment for            information, visit www.kimberly-
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                                                       gy, training and prevention regarding
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AOHP Releases Public                                      The complete AOHP policy can be               Sperian Offers Eye Safety
Policy Statement                                       viewed at www.aohp.org/pages/tools
                                                       _for_your_work/regulatory.html.                  Resources Online
In April 2008, Association of Occu-                                                                     Sperian Eye & Face Protection has devel-
pational Health Professionals in Health-                                                                oped a series of reference guides for
                                                       COMMUNITY OUTREACH
care (AOHP) conducted a member                                                                          understanding protective eyewear regu-
survey to identify healthcare workers’                 Kimberly-Clark Donates                           lations. Available online at www.uvex.us,
top issues and concerns. AOHP released                 to Flood Cleanup                                 the guides are designed to provide safe-
its 2009-2011 Public Policy Statement                  Kimberly-Clark Professional donated              ty managers with the educational tools
based on the survey results. Some key                  thousands of health and hygiene                  they need to build a culture of safety in
points include:                                        products to help businesses and resi-            the workplace.
   •Safe patient handling. AOHP sup-                   dents in Fargo, ND,                                            Guides are currently avail-
ports the use of lift/assist devices as the            clean up from the                                           able that address the U.S.
primary method for prevention of back                  extensive damage                                            Department of Defense Mil V0
injuries related to safe patient handling.             caused by the Red                              
				
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