What Home-Based Care Agencies Need to Know About OSHA’s New Guidelines

In an effort to ease some of the COVID-19 burden, federal regulators have relaxed certain restrictions on home-based care providers since the Trump administration declared a public health emergency on March 13. But while the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other agencies loosen their grip, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) […]

Nurses: Violence in Health Care Settings Demands Federal Action

The largest union of registered nurses in the country has petitioned the federal government to create a workplace violence prevention standard. The extreme threat faced by workers in health care settings—including those working in home care—makes this an urgent matter, the union stated in its petition to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Health […]