Recent OHS Developments in the Medical Sector: Giving Care to the Care Givers

In the eyes of many, occupational health and safety legislation is in place to protect the blue-collar worker. The notion of an injury in the workplace brings up images of horrifying industrial or mining accidents or construction-related losses. What is less-well understood is that the scope of occupational health and safety extends much beyond those areas and encompasses almost all workplaces, including those in the healthcare sector.

This article also appeared in OHS Insider, November 2, 2010.