303, 2021

Plum Island woman plays small part in saving world

Plum Island woman plays small part in saving world By Jim Sullivan [email protected] | The Daily News of Newburyport An occupational health nurse recently made a vow to herself that she’d do whatever she could to help put an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to some help from her employer, Fran Gerroir, who works at Occupational Health Connections in Methuen, has spent the past few weeks [...]

303, 2021

Ellen Dobson is celebrating 20 years at Occ Health Connections!

Ellen's journey: The years, how fast they have gone by. Looking back over my nursing career, I see myself as a new grad from U.Mass Boston in 1986; floor nursing, supervisor, home health, employee health/infection control. I found I like working with people instead of bacteria/viruses and thus pursued employee health/ occupational health. A chance phone call from Nancy Clover at a manufacturing health services dept. I was [...]

2510, 2020

Celebrating OHC’s 20 years of success!

May 1, 2020 was OHC’s 20th Birthday! A quick reflection: Started the business in my living room with a small desk, computer and a land line that also could fax (yup no cell phones yet) My son, Joey was 10 and my daughter, Teri, was 2. Paul was still working at Arthur D Little. I still work out of my living room but my desk now takes up 2 [...]

2110, 2020

5 Questions You Should Ask

5 Questions You Should Ask Patients During An Occupational Health Hearing Screening An occupational hearing screening is highly important. Not only can it determine whether an employee is hearing well enough to perform their job duties, it can also help deduce if noise hazards in the workplace are causing a person hearing damage. A occupational hearing healthcare practitioner’s duty is to ensure nothing is missed during this examination. [...]

110, 2020

OSHA’s new FAQs

OSHA’s new FAQs The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published additional frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) regarding the need to report employees’ in-patient hospitalizations and fatalities resulting from work-related cases of the coronavirus. OSHA’s new FAQs provide information to help employers apply the agency’s existing injury and illness recording and reporting requirements to the coronavirus. In particular, the FAQs provide guidance on [...]

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