Discussion 8 – Historical Evolution/Occupational Safety/Hazardous Communication

Hazardous Communications

  1. Discuss the historical evolution and laws of occupational safety and health in the US. Why is occupational safety and health important to our communities? Provide at least two example scenarios.
  2. Define occupational epidemiology, how it addresses occupational injuries and illnesses, and its contribution to prevention and control efforts.
  3. What is the Hazardous Communications Program/Policy required in a medical facility? What are some of the key components and requirements that address the EOC/SOC, and Fire/Life/Safety (FLS)?

Answer one or more questions as time permits. Support your primary post with quality references.