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Occupational health and safety of the frontline healthcare workers in Nepal in COVID-19 pandemic

Vol 11 No 1 (2021)

Section : Editorial

Occupational health and safety (OHS) is essential for every professional especially healthcare workers who work day and night serving patients. According to the WHO, health workers should not face any kind of workplace violence during their professional activities. Attention should also be paid to the mental and psychological health of healthcare workers and their protection should be of paramount importance. OHS related policies, rules and regulations have been formulated in Nepal. According to the law, the responsibility of the OHS of the employees has to be taken by the concerned organization.

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