Employee Health and Safety
The Veterans Health Administration has become a national leader in developing programs and policies to protect the safety and health of its employees.
Goals are to:
- Eliminate work-related injury and illness in the Veterans Health Administration.
- Assure appropriate treatment, minimize disability and support return to work.
- Assure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration, The Joint Commission, and professional public health practices and standards.
Major program elements include: