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 administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to the very people who make it at the Andover facility. Although the 78-year-old began cutting back her hours a few years ago, she decided to [...]

Plum Island woman plays small part in saving world2021-03-03T22:40:33+00:00

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 covering lead me to my dream job! Nancy Clover had just started her company Occupational Health Connections several months before I started working for her and I have been working for [...]

Ellen Dobson is celebrating 20 years at Occ Health Connections!2021-03-03T22:34:27+00:00

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 walls of it! And I have a cell phone that doesn’t work great in my house. I was not a morning person then and still am not! My kids are grown [...]

Celebrating OHC’s 20 years of success!2021-03-03T22:26:03+00:00

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. Here are 5 questions that should be asked during an occupational health hearing screening. 1. Have you had troubles hearing noises essential to your job duties? Most jobs [...]

5 Questions You Should Ask2020-10-31T18:38:55+00:00

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 how to calculate reporting deadlines for in-patient hospitalizations and fatalities, and clarify the meaning of the term “incident” as it relates to work-related coronavirus in-patient hospitalizations and fatalities. These FAQs are [...]

OSHA’s new FAQs2020-10-31T18:39:48+00:00
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