Workplace Safety Footnotes

[1] Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin., Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit, 4 (2014)available at https://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA13-4742/Overdose_Toolkit_2014_Jan.pdf

[2] The language in the first paragraph of this section was taken from the Wisconsin Attorney General’s “Dose of Reality” campaign and is used with permission.  To learn more, visit http://doseofrealitywi.gov/get-the-facts/dangers/.

[3] Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin., supra note 1 at 3.   

[4] Nat’l Safety Council, 5-Minute Safety Talk,Common Risks at Work Due to Opioid Painkiller Use, available at http://www.nsc.org/RxDrugOverdoseDocuments/RxKit/Common-Risks-at-Work-Due-to-Opioid-Painkiller-Use.pdf

[5] Nat’l Safety Council, A Hidden Workplace Epidemic, 2, available at http://www.nsc.org/RxDrugOverdoseDocuments/NSC-Painkillers-Employers-Infographic.pdf.   

[6] Nat’l Safety Council, supra note 4.   

[7] See U.S. Food and Drug Admin.,Prescription Drug Advertising: Questions to Ask Yourself, available at http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/PrescriptionDrugAdvertising/ucm071915.htm.  See also National Institutes of Health,U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People, available at https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/talking-your-doctor/what-can-i-ask-getting-information.  See also Nat’l Institutes of Health,U.S. Dep’t of Health and Human Servs.,  NIH Senior Health: Talking with Your Doctor, available at http://nihseniorhealth.gov/talkingwithyourdoctor/askingquestions/01.html

[8] Nat’l Safety Council, 5-Minute Safety Talk,Discussing Prescription Opioid Painkillers with your Doctor, available at http://www.nsc.org/RxDrugOverdoseDocuments/RxKit/Discussing-Prescription-Opioids-with-Your-Doctor.pdf

[9] The language in this section was taken from the Wisconsin Attorney General’s “Dose of Reality” campaign and is used with permission.  To learn more, visit http://doseofrealitywi.gov/need-help/

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