HPAE is developing and will be updating a series of factsheets on EVD due to the serious and urgent risk it poses to health worldwide and the urgent need for US healthcare facilities to be prepared to protect patients and
The current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa presents requires a concerted response by US healthcare facilities and healthcare workers. With the modern transportation system, an infected individual could appear in the Emergency Room of any US
Workers' compensation provides medical treatment, wage replacement and permanent disability compensation to employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses, and death benefits to dependents of workers who have died as a result of their employment.
This is the home page for resources and information on health and safety. You'll find on this page updates on key developments and events, as well as links to specific resources.
Health and Safety Factsheets
Violence in the workplace is one of the most serious problems facing healthcare professionals. In response to the concerns of our members, HPAE played a key role in the coalition that advocated for a law that addresses this issue.
HPAE worked successfully for passage of the New Jersey Safe Patient Handling Act to address the epidemic of back and other injuries related to patient transferring tasks.