The department recently revised its regulations defining companionship services so that many direct care workers, such as certified nursing assistants, home health aides, personal care aides, and other caregivers are protected by the flsa. Under the state's regulations, health care workers are required to get a flu shot during any declared period in which the flu is widespread unless workers are medically exempted, those who refuse are required to wear a mask when directly treating patients. Nurses, patients, and other health care workers outlined proposed legislation to regulate dialysis treatment during a briefing hosted by new america media at seiu-united healthcare workers west on.
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State immunization laws for healthcare workers and patients nb: this database is no longer current it was last updated in november 2014 more current information for some of the laws can be found on the public health law program's (phlp) vaccination laws web page. The rewritten rules also clarify and expand the definitions of two-step tuberculin skin test, health care worker, and transfer as the term relates to health care workers changing employment between health care facilities or hospitals. Healthcare workers face a number of serious safety and health hazards they include bloodborne pathogens and biological hazards, potential chemical and drug exposures, waste anesthetic gas exposures, respiratory hazards, ergonomic hazards from lifting and repetitive tasks, laser hazards, workplace violence, hazards associated with laboratories. Depending on the health care provider, the office of health care regulation may license, inspect or certify those that must comply with state and federal regulations the office also operates a 24-hour a day hotline (1-800-252-4343) that people can call to register complaints against health care facilities.