By Patrick D. Joyce, Jeryl L. Olson, and Craig B. Simonsen

shutterstock_178475264The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week released a pre-publication copy of a proposed rule on pharmaceutical hazardous wastes in healthcare and related industries that will significantly affect our healthcare clients. 80 Fed. Reg. 58014 (Sept. 25, 2015).

Under the proposed rule, aimed at hospitals, clinics, nursing
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By Brent I. Clark, Meagan Newman, and Anne D. Harris

On January 15, 2014, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched a new online resource dedicated to worker safety in hospitals.

The new website contains educational materials relating to prevention of employee injuries, workplace safety assessments, safe patient handling programs, and safety and health management
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