The Return to Work Program allows staff to continue working if they cannot do their normal duties because of a job-related illness or injury. Almost any Vanderbilt full-time or part-time staff member who has temporary restrictions from a job-related injury or illness is eligible to participate in the program.
The work injury reporting system is owned and managed by Vanderbilt Risk and Insurance Management. By clicking one of the links below, you are leaving the Occupational Health Clinic's website.
For Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees, please direct questions regarding the work injury reporting system to Risk and Insurance Management at 615-936-0660.
All workers, male and female, should be protected from toxic exposures at work. Additionally, during pregnancy, a health care worker needs to take all the precautions she would normally take to protect herself.
Health care workers may encounter patients who have diseases that are spread through close contact. Exposures can occur during the initial evaluation of a patient prior to diagnosis. The use of protective gear can prevent exposures when instituted early.
Some of the most common infections include: