Hospitals fail to protect staff

first_img Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Hospitals fail to protect staffOn 2 Aug 2002 in Personnel Today Hospitals are failing to manage the occupational exposure of theirhealthcare staff to blood and body fluids, according to doctors at London’s StThomas’ Hospital. Out-of-hours management of occupational body fluid exposures, particularlywhen it came to prescribing post-exposure prophylaxis against HIV, wasinconsistent with in-hours practice. A total of 177 body fluid exposures were reported over a six-month period,109 of which were initially assessed in the OH department and 68 in A&E. Of those originally assessed in A&E, only 21 attended the OH departmentfor follow-up. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2002; 59: 415-418. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

Panorama NYC Cancels Friday Schedule, Evacuates Randall’s Island Due To Severe Weather

first_imgDue to inclement weather, Panorama NYC has cancelled the first day of their three-day event. Attendees at Randall’s Island were alerted about the forced cancellation via push notification before 6 pm, which read “We are evacuating due to severe weather. Please exit the way you entered. Panorama has been cancelled today and will re-open tomorrow.” Soon after, the festival posted about today’s cancellation via their Facebook page, noting that the festival would resume tomorrow as planned. Tonight’s artist lineup was set to include The Weeknd, Migos, Father John Misty, The War On Drugs, Dua Lipa, Jhene Aiko, Daniel Caesar, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Sabrina Claudio, The Black Madonna, Soulection, Yaeji, Mall Grab, Supa Bwe, Mike Servito, Turtle Bugg, and Bearcat.Weather permitting, Panorama NYC will begin in earnest tomorrow with Janet Jackson, Lil Wayne, SZA, Gucci Mane, St. Vincent, PVRIS, Japanese Breakfast, Floating Points, Sigrid, Bicep, Jay Som, Kyle Hall, Avalon Emerson, Lo Moon, DJ Python, Kalin White, and Riobamba.last_img read more