Published in State and Local Health Law Weekly, September 3rd, 2009
California is the first state to adopt a workplace standard protecting workers from exposure to infectious airborne diseases, including the H1N1 flu. It requires medical facilities implement and maintain programs for infection control, source control, screening and referral, communications, transmission, medical services, and training.
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