Staph Infections In The Workplace

Law360, New York (November 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Recent news reports detail super-drug-resistant staph infections in schools across the country and school closings for the cleaning of shared surfaces, particularly with respect to shower areas and shared sports equipment.[1]

Employers should prepare for anticipated questions from employees about rumors of such super-staph infections among coworkers, contamination risks in the workplace, and precautions that the employer is implementing to maintain a safe work environment.

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