HSE: keeping OH standards high

first_imgHSE: keeping OH standards highOn 1 Jul 2000 in Personnel Today 2. Occupational health providers who believe lung functionmonitoring is not necessary for workers using flux-cored solder. – Whether those delivering an OH service can demonstrate anunderstanding of the requirements, advice and guidance of relevant legislationthat relates to the provision of suitable occupational health surveillance. My colleagues and myself too often come across cases wherethe OH provider has failed in one or more of these aspects. For instance: Where occupational health surveillance is provided they tendto focus on: 1. A GP who routinely sent paint sprayers for chest x-rays. Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. From our office we have already served an enforcement noticeon one occupational health provider in order to gain improvements in thequality of occupational health service delivery. And we are prepared to takesimilar action in other cases. center_img – That there are effective control measures in place toensure that any health surveillance programme is being conducted correctly and thatappropriate action is being recommended and acted upon in the interest ofstaff. 3. Occupational health providers who routinely send thedetailed results of lung function tests of paint sprayers to their employer –without the consent of the workers concerned. Previous Article Next Article 4. Occupational health providers who take the blood pressureof paint sprayers, but fail to carry out lung function tests. – That the results of any health surveillance procedureslead to appropriate action. – That any health records are prepared in accordance withthe legal requirements and, that useful, anonymised feedback of thesurveillance results (within the constraints of the Medical Records Act 1990)is given to employers on a grouped basis so that the employer can assess theeffectiveness of its existing control measures. Among the variety of tasks HSE inspectors are expected tocarry out, we have to establish – where relevant – the scope and quality ofoccupational health provision in the workplace.last_img read more

Gordon Hayward injury update: Celtics forward in NBA’s concussion protocol

first_imgCeltics forward Gordon Hayward has entered the NBA’s concussion protocol and is doubtful for Monday’s game against the Nuggets, the team announced.Hayward was injured Saturday against the Hawks after running into a screen set by Hawks forward John Collins only a minute after checking in to the game in the first quarter.  Hayward made contact with Collins’ shoulder and was visibly shaken. He went to the locker room for further evaluation, and the team later described his injury as a “strained neck” that kept him out of the remainder of the game.Hayward looked groggy coming off the floor, and coach Brad Stevens described him as “woozy” in his post-game comments (per MassLive.com). Related News Hayward, 28, has averaged 11 points with 4.3 rebounds this season while shooting 44.8 percent from the field as he has gradually worked his way back to full health and productivity from the season-ending broken ankle he suffered in the Celtics’ opener in 2017-18.He has been relatively healthy this season, appearing in 64 of Boston’s 70 games, though he missed some time with ankle issues.The Celtics (43-27) enter Monday’s game against the Nuggets (46-22) in fifth place in the Eastern Conference, a game back of the fourth-place Pacers and two games behind the third-place 76ers. It’s not clear how long Hayward will be sidelined. The NBA’s protocol is a multi-step process that compares the injured player’s current status with a baseline neurological scan taken before the season. Kevin Durant injury update: Warriors star (ankle) out vs. Thunderlast_img read more