[MCOH-EH] ballistic vests
Steingraber-Pharr Maggie S
MSteingraber-Pharr at uwhealth.org
Tue Oct 2 10:28:00 PDT 2018
Our security department recently implemented a new policy requiring all security officers to wear ballistic (bullet proof) vests.
Some of our employees are having a difficult time wearing it due to back/shoulder strain.
Wearing the vest is required but we did offer a "break in period" where they would start wearing for 1 hour per shift daily and then take it off and continue to build over a period of time until they are wearing full time.
Despite this some employees are having issues.
Does anyone have experience with this or suggestions that would help make this transition easier?
Maggie Steingraber-Pharr APNP, MSN
UWHealth Employee Health Services
700 University Bay Drive Suite 101
Madison, Wisconsin 53705
msteingraber-pharr at uwhealth.org<mailto:msteingraber-pharr at uwhealth.org>
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