Ebola

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Jan 27, 2017
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Ebola topic page

http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html

This general topic page addresses many public and human health issues related to the Ebola virus and outbreak.

Source: CDC

Jan 27, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Ebola

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/ebola/index.html

This web page provides information about Ebola viruses a for workers and employers.

Source: OSHA

Jan 05, 2017
NFPA: First Responder Protective Clothing and Equipment Lessons Learned from Ebola Patient Response

http://www.nfpa.org/newsandpublications/nfpa-journal/2015/january-february-2015/features/ppe

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) journal recently interviewed Bill Haskell of NIOSH regarding the planned revisions to NFPA 1999, Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations.

Source: NFPA

Jan 01, 2015
Communicating Uncertainty — Ebola, Public Health, and the Scientific Process

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1413816?query=TOC&

This article by Lisa Rosenbaum, MD, appears in the January 2015 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Source: NEJM

Jan 01, 2015
Preventing Worker Fatigue Among Ebola Healthcare Workers and Responders

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ebola/pdfs/preventingworkerfatigueamongebolahcw122914.pdf

These guidelines address potential fatigue issues affecting healthcare workers and responders involved with cases related to Ebola in the United States.

Source: NIOSH

Aug 01, 2014
NIOSH Workplace Safety & Health Topics: Emerging Infectious Diseases

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/EmergInfectDiseases/

Emerging infectious diseases are those whose incidence in humans has increased in the past 2 decades or threaten to increase in the near future.

Source: CDC