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Health & Wellness
(1 days ago) The [email protected] web site is designed to help NIH employees support their individual health while at work by bringing you information about key health topics and services that can help you turn your many hours at work into an active part of a 24/7 healthier life.
Safety and Health Specialists
(9 days ago) Your Safety and Health Specialist is available to help you with your occupational health and safety issues. To contact your Safety and Health Specialist, contact the Safety Operation and Support Branch (SOSB) , Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) at (301) 496-2346.
Occupational Medical Service (OMS)
(2 days ago) The goal of the OMS is to enhance the health and safety of the NIH workforce through the provision of a variety of work-related medical and counseling services. OMS services are designed in close collaboration with the Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) professionals and researchers to meet the unique needs of the NIH biomedical
Exercises and Stretches
(4 days ago) Ergonomics is simply “fitting the task to the worker” rather than forcing the worker to fit the task. Applying ergonomic principles to work stations can help prevent a variety of conditions, such as back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Unsafe or Unhealthful Conditions Reporting
(9 days ago) The policy of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of Research Services (ORS), Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS), is to promote safe and healthful workplaces as required by 29 CFR 1960.28 and Executive Order 12196.. If you believe that an unsafe or unhealthful working condition exists in the workplace you have the right and are encouraged to make a report (oral or
OSHA Reportable Injuries
(2 days ago) The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires all Federal agencies to create and post an annual summary of all OSHA-recordable, work related injuries and illnesses. The goal of this requirement is to promote improved employee awareness and involvement in the reporting of job-related injuries and illnesses.
(9 days ago) The Office of Research Services (ORS), Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS), Community Health Branch (CHB) is responsible for providing integrated pest management (IPM) services and consultation to the NIH community on the Bethesda campus, the NIH Animal Center in Poolesville and several off-campus facilities.
Contractor Health and Safety Requirements
(8 days ago) HEALTH OFFICER shall be present on the project site. b. For contractors with a total of 40 or more personnel (including subcontractor employees) on any shift, a Full-time Safety Professional as defined in Section titled SITE SAFETY AND HEALTH OFFICER _ paragraph a) 1) CONTRACTOR SITE SAFETY AND HEALTH OFFICER shall be present on the project
(Just Now) The NIH has established a Respiratory Protection Program (RPP) in accordance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134).The RPP provides NIH-wide procedures for the proper selection, use, and care of respiratory protective equipment, and is overseen by the Office of Research Services (ORS), Division of Occupational Health and
(6 days ago) The Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) ensures the highest practical degree of safety and health for employees in all activities of the NIH. Through surveillance, consultation, training and education, DOHS serves as the operational component in developing and implementing NIH-wide safety and health programs.
CPR/AED Training and AED Locations
(4 days ago) Basic Life Support Courses Basic Life Support Full Course (Approximately 5 hours) The Basic Life Support Full Course is designed to provide clinicians and NIH Public Health Service Officers (i.e. physicians, nurses, those who work in patient contact areas, clinical staff, and Commission Corps) the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve
Workplace Health Protection and Promotion
(8 days ago) Workplace health protection and promotion enhances the overall well-being of a workforce by more closely integrating health promotion and health protection activities along a continuum. In this model, health promotion interventions contribute dynamically to improved personal safety in addition to enhancing personal
Office Safety Checklist
(1 days ago) DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY. OFFICE SAFETY CHECKLIST. Institute: Facility: Survey Date: Building/Rooms covered on this checklist: During the survey of the designated area, complete the checklist below. Check N/A if the item does not apply. BASIC LIFE SAFETY. YES. NO. N/A. COMMENTS.
Safety and Health Program Audit Tool
(3 days ago) Safety and Health Program Audit Tool Keywords: Safety and Health Program Audit Tool, management leadership, worker participation, hazard identification and assessment, hazard prevention and control, education and training, program evaluation and improvement, communication and coordination on joint employer and multiemployer worksites Created Date
Occupational Safety and Health Committee
(3 days ago) Occupational Safety and Health Committee. The NIH Occupational Safety and Health Committee (OSHC) provides safety policy recommendations to the Director of the NIH or his/her designee in matters pertaining to occupational health, accident control and fire prevention.
Respiratory Protection Program
(8 days ago) The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Respiratory Protection Program (RPP) establishes uniform procedures, in accordance with the . Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standards, 29 CFR Part 1910.134, Respiratory Protection, for the appropriate selection, use, and care of respiratory
(3 days ago) Regular physical activity improves health, fitness, and quality of life for adults and children. The good news is that for people who are inactive, even small increases in physical activity have been shown to have health benefits. Adding a few physical activities to your daily routine is easier than you might think!
Safety Data Sheets
(9 days ago) The Fact Sheets are prepared on pure substances and contain information on health hazards, exposure limits, personal protective equipment, proper handling, first aid, and emergency procedures for fires and spills. National Library of Medicine, TOXNET Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
(8 days ago) Division of Occupational Health and Safety; National Institutes of Health Office of Research Services Division of Occupational Health and Safety - NIH Main Campus. Building 13, Room 3K04. 13 South Drive, MSC 5760. Bethesda, MD 20852. Tel. (301) 496-2960. Fax. (301) 402-0313
(Just Now) Like physical injuries or illnesses, mental health concerns are legitimate health issues that may require professional consultation and care to facilitate healing. Staffed by licensed behavioral health professionals, EAP is the only NIH resource officially designated to provide comprehensive assessment, supportive counseling and referral
National Institutes of Health
(8 days ago) The Heat Stress Program was established to promote health and safety of occupational activities in locations where elevated temperatures and humidity exist. The heat stress program is administered by the Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) through the Heat Stress Program Manager.
(2 days ago) The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is committed to providing a safe environment for its employees, guests, and patients. The purpose of this web page is to assist contractors with meeting their responsibilities when working on NIH property, to help reduce the possibility of personal injury, property damage and liability losses, and to comply with all federal safety and health regulations.
Employee Assistance Program Brochure
(2 days ago) improving the health of our citizens. Consistent with this mission, NIH is dedicated to fostering the wellness of its employees. NIH provides its workforce with a full service Employee Assistance Program (EAP), staffed by professionals with licensure and certification in workplace wellness and behavioral health. EAP is free to all members of
Protocol for Use and Maintenance of Oxygen Monitoring …
(6 days ago) safety and health considerations and requirements in the NIH Design Requirements Manual (DRM) for Biomedical Laboratories and Animal Research Facilities as well as laboratories subject to College of American Pathologists requirements. Oxygen monitoring is often necessary for safe work within permit-required conf ined spaces.
(5 days ago) The National Institutes of Health and Dartmouth College collaborated on the following animation that demonstrates how a typical by-pass design chemical fume hood works. The animation is narrated in English and subtitled in the languages of the United Nations, with the addition of Dutch and German.
(5 days ago) Physical Health. Sleep plays a key role in physical health. For example, sleep is involved in healing and repair of your heart and blood vessels. Ongoing sleep deficiency is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and stroke. Sleep deficiency also increases the risk of obesity. For example
Chemical Hygiene Plan
(Just Now) Health and Safety (DOHS), Office of Research Services (ORS) and the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Research Facilities Development and Operations (ORF) on the safe use, storage, and disposal of hazardous chemicals in the laboratory. This program is written to meet the specific safety and health requirements
National Institutes of Health
(7 days ago) An employee health complaint related to formaldehyde exposure, e.g., symptoms of respiratory or dermal conditions, will initiate personal monitoring of that employee and background monitoring of the job task. Monitoring of employees reporting signs or symptoms will be done promptly.
NIH Occupational Health and Safety Manual
(Just Now) The NIH Occupational Health and Safety Manual consists of chapters that represent major subject categories reflecting regulatory standards enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The chapters are further broken down into sections, each of which shall set forth NIH safety policies and procedures.
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
(6 days ago) Standard. Traditionally, OSHA health standards have been established to help protect industrial and manufacturing workers who may be exposed to significant quantities of hazardous chemicals over a working lifetime. In laboratories, the use of hazardous chemicals is generally limited to small quantities used on a short-term basis and in
Safety, Health and Wellness Day
(3 days ago) * The presence of any exhibitor does not represent or constitute an endorsement of any product, service, entity or enterprise by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, the United States Government, or its employees.
NIH Health & Wellness Council
(2 days ago) NIH Health & Wellness Council Strategic Plan EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This document sets forth a formal strategic plan for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Health and Wellness Council (HWC). The plan provides a vision and framework to achieve the strategic goals and objectives identified by the HWC.
Safety, Health and Wellness Day
(4 days ago) Sessions related to research on health, nutrition, physical fitness and/or safety. *The presence of any exhibitor does not represent or constitute an endorsement of any product, service, entity or enterprise by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, the United State Government, or its employees.
Nanotechnology Safety and Health Program
(7 days ago) 3.0 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH CONCERNS As the field of nanotechnology is relatively new, there is currently a lack of information on the factors involved in predicting occupational health risks and also controlling those risks. Much of the current information on the occupational health effects (inhalation, dermal, and ingestion) of nanoparticles has
(9 days ago) Meditation Meditation is a mind and body practice that has a long history of use for increasing calmness and physical relaxation, improving psychological balance, coping with illness, and enhancing overall health and well-being. Mind and body practices focus on the interactions among the brain, mind, body, and behavior. Meditation is generally considered to be safe for healthy people.
Contact Occupational Medical Service
(5 days ago) Health and Wellness. Health and Wellness; Air Quality; Blood Pressure; CPR/AED; Employee Assistance Program; Ergonomics. Ergonomics; Back Health; Chairs; Equipment; Exercises and Stretches; Prevention; Program Policy, Evaluations and Training; Nursing Mothers; Occupational Medical Service. Occupational Medical Service; CPR/AED Training and AED
(6 days ago) NIH Laser Safety Program. Over time, the applications for lasers in biomedical research and in clinical treatments have grown exponentially. This spectrum is on display at NIH, with lasers in use from optical imaging, where super-resolution microscopy can pinpoint single molecules, to laser therapies of the eye, where laser treatments may help reduce the probability of vision loss in some
Stress and Mental Wellbeing
(4 days ago) Mental health can be a delicate balance, with problems developing over a series of adverse circumstances. Individuals at risk may demonstrate an inability to make decisions, repeatedly miss deadlines, be late to work, or exhibit distractibility and a general lack of focus.
(1 days ago) Like physical injuries or illnesses, mental health concerns are legitimate health issues that may require professional consultation and care to facilitate healing. Staffed by licensed behavioral health professionals, EAP is the only NIH resource officially designated to provide comprehensive assessment, supportive counseling and referral
(5 days ago) Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety.The way you feel while you’re awake depends in part on what happens while you’re sleeping.
Protocol for Use and Maintenance of Oxygen Monitoring …
(3 days ago) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) specifies that a hazardous atmosphere may include one where the oxygen concentration is below 19.5% or above 23.5% . The following are some of the most common locations where compressed gases are found—and
Employee Assistance Program Consultants
(3 days ago) Furthermore, Erica has worked as a Mental Health Therapist for individuals struggling with addiction and mental health at Avery Road Combined Care residential and intensive outpatient programs. Maya Blake, MSW EAP Associate. Maya Blake, is a Licensed Master Social Worker. Maya earned her MSW from Fordham University, and a Bachelor of Arts
IC Safety and Health Committee Manual
(6 days ago) The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Executive Order 12196, and Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations part 1960 require the heads of federal agencies to establish programs to protect their employees from occupational safety and health hazards. The designated safety and health official for the Department of Health and Human Services is