BizHealthCheck is a monthly column produced for Occupationalhazards.com by the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN). It examines the latest and most important occupational health issues facing employees, occupational health professionals and employers.
The inaugural column, Jumpstart the Heart, discusses public access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs), current legislation and practical considerations for employers thinking about placing AEDs in the workplace.
In its 60th year, the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses is a 12,000-member professional association dedicated to advancing the health, safety, and productivity of domestic and global workforces by providing education, research, public policy and practice resources for occupational and environmental health nurses. These nurses are the largest group of health care providers serving the worksite. For more information, visit www.aaohn.org.