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A Public Health Approach to Protecting Workers from Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose Related to Occupational Exposure, Injury, and Stress

Copyright
2020
Published By
American Public Health Association Inc. (APHA)

This policy brief provides policy recommendations for transforming workplaces into pathway to prevention of opioid misuse. It includes workplace injury prevention, worker training, access to alternative pain treatment and other policy recommendations to improve access to alternative pain treatment and regulate overprescribing and misuse of opioid prescription medications.