Posts in tag

workers


Top health official have warned that Belgium could run out of intensive care beds in as little as two weeks and some hospitals are facing staff shortages. The country of 11.5 million people has reported on average more than 13,000 cases a day in the past week, according to the national public health institute Sciensano. …

Credit: Alamy Stock Photo The UK Health and Safety Executive’s research facility, the Health and Safety Laboratory, is located in Buxton, England. Bring up health and safety in many workplaces, and you get rolled eyes paired with comments about masses of red tape and wasted time. But the COVID-19 pandemic has refocused minds, especially as …

BOSTON – Adults over 65 will join frontline health care workers, residents with underlying medical conditions that increase their risks from COVID-19, and other essential workers as the first to qualify for COVID-19 vaccines in Massachusetts, the Baker administration said Tuesday. During a visit to a new Suffolk Downs testing facility Tuesday, Gov. Charlie Baker …

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — Over the weekend, ‘Patients R Waiting’ held its 4th Annual Diversity in Medicine Conference. The three-day event involved virtual seminars, a blood drive, and CPR training. The goal of the conference is to prepare underrepresented students for careers in medicine. Dr. Cherise Hamblin, Patients R Waiting founder, and Dr. Sharee Livingston, …

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — Santa Clara County is stepping up outreach efforts to help small businesses survive the pandemic and the economic downturn. County health workers went door-to-door Wednesday along Alum Rock Avenue spreading the word to struggling small businesses: safe health practices can keep their essential workers on the job and their businesses …

  Canada could lose its ability to manage the pandemic due to a spike in new COVID-19 cases, the country’s top medical officer has said. One in seven cases of COVID-19 reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) is a health worker and in some countries that figure rises to one in three, …

Before the coronavirus pandemic shut down the entertainment industry in March, Jeffrey Farber had a steady flow of day jobs in film and television, including work on “Hunters” and “Blue Bloods.” But when theaters, movies and TV shows stopped production, not only did Farber lose his acting income, he also stopped accruing the hours and …

The governor’s office says the plans apply to both state and local governments, including school districts. ALBANY, N.Y. — Governor Andrew Cuomo signed new legislation on Monday, requiring all public employers to create plans that would protect workers from a future pandemic. The governor’s office says the plans apply to both state and local governments, …

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Over 200 Allina health care workers at St. Francis Regional Medical Center and Abbot Northwestern Hospital have voted to authorize a two-day strike, starting on Sept. 14. The workers have been in contract negotiations since May and have bargained eight times. Now, over 90% of the members have supported the Unfair Labor Practice …

× Sign Up Today and Support Local Journalism Enjoy more articles from Rapid City’s Most Trusted Information Source. Subscribers can log in for unlimited digital access Monument Health in Rapid City Jeff Easton Monument Health leaders told physicians and caregivers to “prepare for a surge in cases in the coming weeks” after a total of …