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Apr 22, 2019
Fighting Stress in the Law Enforcement Community

http://www.corrections.com/news/article/50323-fighting-stress-in-the-law-enforcement-community

This article summarizes research related to stress, and the impact of stress on police and corrections officers, written by Jim Dawson & National Institute for Justice and published: 04/22/2019.

Source: Corrections.com

Jan 21, 2017
Management of Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections Federal Bureau of Prisons Clinical Practice Guidelines April 2012

http://www.bop.gov/resources/pdfs/mrsa.pdf

The BOP Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Methicillin -Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections provide recommendations for the prevention, treatment, and containment of MRSA infections within federal correctional facilities.

Source: BOP

Jan 16, 2017
Pulmonary tuberculosis

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000077.htm

Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious bacterial infection that involves the lungs. It may spread to other organs

Source: MEDLINE

Jan 16, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Topic: Tuberculosis

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

Transmission of tuberculosis (TB) is a risk in healthcare and other congregate settings where many people share the same space for extended periods of time. Prisons, jails, homeless and social assistance shelters, and emergency shelters are examples of congregate spaces where the spread of TB often occurs.

Source: NIOSH

Feb 01, 2016
Stress and Corrections: Addressing the Safety and Well- Being of Correctional Officers (PDF)

http://www.aca.org/ACA_PROD_IMIS/Docs/Corrections%20Today/2015%20Articles/July%202015/Elliot.pdf

This article, presented by y Diane Elliot, Kerry Kuehl, Mazen El Ghaziri and Martin Cherniack, is from the American Correctional Association.

Source: ACA

Sep 01, 2015
Oregon OSHA Program Directive: Tuberculosis: Enforcement Procedures and Scheduling for Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHARules/pd/pd-215.pdf

This directive will be followed when potential exposures to tuberculosis (TB) are found in the workplace.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Sep 01, 2015
Oregon OSHA Program Directive: Tuberculosis: Enforcement Procedures and Scheduling for Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis (PDF)

http://www.afscme.org/news/publications/workplace-health-and-safety/fact-sheets/tuberculosis

This directive will be followed when potential exposures to tuberculosis (TB) are found in the workplace.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Dec 01, 2013
Man agement of Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections Federal Bureau of Prisons Clinical Practice Guidelines April 2012 (PDF)

http://www.bop.gov/resources/pdfs/mrsa.pdf

The BOP Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections provide recommendations for the prevention, treatment, and containment of MRSA infections within federal correctional facilities.

Source: BOP

Dec 01, 2013
Bureau of Prisons Clinical Practice Guidelines

http://www.bop.gov/resources/health_care_mngmt.jsp#cpg

The BOP's Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) are made available to the public for informational purposes only. Proper medical practice necessitates that all cases be evaluated on an individual basis and that treatment decisions be patient-specific.

Source: BOP

Feb 01, 2013
El lavado de las manos detiene el SARM (Prisioneros)

http://www.cdc.gov/spanish/niosh/docs/2013-113_sp/

Detenga la infección por SARM en cárceles y prisiones.

Source: NIOSH