Zika Virus

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

  • Date
  • Type
  • Title
Oct 05, 2017
OSHA Fact Sheet: Preventing and Managing Laboratory Worker Exposure to Zika Virus

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3917.pdf

This guidance provides employers and workers with information to prevent and manage occupational exposure to Zika virus. The guidance may be updated as more information becomes available.

Source: OSHA

Apr 05, 2017
The Zika Virus Outbreak Infographic

http://mphdegree.usc.edu/resources/infographics/the-zika-virus-outbreak/

For those aspiring to or working toward an MPH degree online the circumstances of the Zika virus outbreak provide unique insights into the progression of an international public health emergency. See what we know so far about the virus in our latest infographic:

Source: USC

Jan 27, 2017
Zika Virus

http://www.cdc.gov/zika/

Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes)

Source: CDC

Jan 27, 2017
Zika virus resources

https://www.ena.org/practice-research/Practice/Infectious/Pages/Zika.aspx

Zika virus disease may not become a huge epidemic in the U.S., but as emergency nurses, it is imperative to understand the current infectious disease landscape, participate in timely information-sharing, and become familiar with the tools to contain and combat EIDs.

Source: ENA

Jan 27, 2017
Oregon Associations of Hospitals and Health Systems: Zika virus response tools

http://www.oahhs.org/zika

OAHHS summarizes current knowledge for hospitals and health systems about the Zika virus.

Source: OAHHS

Jan 27, 2017
NIOSH Worker Safety Topics: Mosquito-Borne Diseases

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/outdoor/mosquito-borne/default.html

This updated mosquito-borne disease topic page includes information for workers and employees on the risk of such diseases, including Zika

Source: NIOSH

Jul 01, 2016
OSHA Quick Card: Zika

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3880.pdf

Zika Virus Protection for Outdoor Workers.

Source: OSHA

Jun 01, 2016
S+H Magazine: Protecting the workforce from Zika

http://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/14462-protecting-the-workforce-from-zika

On July 20, the National Safety Council, together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and NIOSH, attempted to answer questions about the Zika virus and the workforce in a webinar.

Source: NSC

Mar 01, 2016
Zika Virus and Birth Defects — Reviewing the Evidence for Causality

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsr1604338?query=featured_zika&

A CDC study published in the New England Journal of Medicine definitely links the Zika virus with microcephaly and a range of other serious brain defects in infants, confirming what has been suspected for months.

Source: NEJM