We’re excited to announce that Letitia Heshmat has co-authored an important article for publication in the Sept/Oct 2023 edition of American Jails. The article delves into the unique health and safety challenges faced by staff in correctional facilities and provides comprehensive solutions to address them.
- Work Environment: The article emphasizes the unique occupational risks in correctional settings and the need for specialized health and safety programs.
- Employee Wellness: Various trends like onsite clinics, injury prevention through ergonomics, and customized wellness programs are discussed as viable solutions for improving staff well-being.
- Budgeting: Implementing these programs requires efficient budget allocation, and the article provides a step-by-step guide for setting up a realistic budget for such programs.
- Health Outcomes: Improved staff health and morale.
- Cost Savings: Preventative care is highlighted as a cost-effective alternative to reactive care, potentially saving businesses money.
Feel free to read the full article for a deeper understanding. We’ve embedded the PDF below for easy access.
This article is a must-read for anyone involved in the management or healthcare of correctional institutions.