Sunday, July 02, 2006

Rep. Wicker Continues War On Health Care Workers (Cont'd)

Yes, once again Congressman Roger Wicker has succeeded in putting language in the House Labor Appropriations (budget) bill prohibiting OSHA from enforcing its requirement that hospitals annually fit test respirators designed to prevent occupational exposure to tuberculosis.

I've wasted far to much time and far too many valuable electrons already on this dumb-ass favor by Wicker for his buddies at the American Hospital Association and the Association of Professionals (sic) in Infection Control.

If you want to read more about how Wicker, Congressional Republicans and the AHA & APIC are undermining the health of our nation's health care workers, read my past pieces: