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Call to crisis

first_img Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. The Ladbroke Grove train disaster put one Sainsbury’s trauma programme tothe test, with the onus placed on counselling for its staff who had been firston the scene of the appalling crash.  ByOlivia Walpole The ink was barely dry on the new occupational health trauma care programmewhen staff at Sainsbury’s supermarkets were caught in the immediate aftermathof the horrific Ladbroke Grove train crash. A small team of employees, readying the store for opening, became first handwitnesses to the crash and ensuing fire last October. These colleagues actedwith great bravery and resourcefulness, assisting many of the injured from thetrack to the relative safety of the coffee shop. This was transformed into afirst aid station, and general comfort area. The OH team was proud of their colleagues during the incident and over thefollowing days as the emergency services carried out their rescue and removalwork. But it was apprehensive about the nature and level of trauma support itwould need to offer. The occupational health manager and senior manager of HRoperations made the decision to go ahead and trial the proposed new model oftrauma care practice in this high-profile, emotionally-charged incident. Staff support A small team of OH advisers attended the store on the day of the incidentand remained there throughout the following week. Advisers identified thoseinvolved and an informal debriefing took place. The atmosphere was highly emotional, heightened by the continued presence ofpress and emergency service personnel. They were based in the car park, andused the coffee shop and other facilities at the invitation of the storemanager. The OH nurses talked with employees and supervisors on the shopfloor overthe following few days to ensure all team members were accounted for, as therewas concern that individuals could absent themselves where trauma interventionmight be required. In particular, the team was worried about a small number of individuals, allof whom had been directly involved in the incident. They agreed that theirpresence in the early days was important to store personnel, and they were ableto support each other during this difficult time. Action Once it had been agreed to trial the trauma care programme, a group debriefwas arranged. It was well-publicised to ensure all individuals knew about itand felt able to attend. The session started with a short presentation by occupational psychologist,Noreen Tehrani, on the psychological impact of trauma and how this differedfrom usual stress reactions. All participants were asked to complete apost-incident questionnaire, to assess levels of avoidance; arousal;re-experiencing; anxiety and depression. Evaluation of the questionnairehighlighted the same sub-group of individuals about which the OH advisers hadbeen concerned. For the OH manager coordinating the post-incident care, this was reassuringand validated the usefulness of such a tool in these circumstances. Specificinterventions, such as relaxation exercises and trauma counselling, were madeavailable for those individuals identified as requiring further support. Follow-up care All participants were asked to complete a follow-up questionnaire afterthree months, to assess symptom levels. Line managers were asked to evaluatethe performance of individuals, and absence records were audited to assessattendance prior to and following the incident. The OH manager had the opportunity to use the post-incident questionnaireagain following a second incident. A group of first aiders had unsuccessfullytried to resuscitate a young woman who had collapsed while shopping. A groupdebrief was carried out and the questionnaire used again. Follow-up after twomonths was positive in terms of continuing levels of symptoms and generalfeeling about the trauma care process. Covering violence Sainsbury’s operates a violence at work policy, in common with manyorganisations who have employees regularly exposed to verbal and physical abusefrom members of the public. The OH department had to develop an apt andmeasurable trauma care programme that was flexible enough to encompasswork-related incidents, personal trauma and catastrophes, such as the traincrash. The company employs some 140 000 individuals across its 450 stores. Theearliest model of the occupational health service was set up in 1945. Itexamined workers returning from the Second World War in order to help resettlethem into the meat and dairy processing factory and small retail outlets thatcomprised the company at that time. Each of the current occupational health advisers is responsible for 20stores. Recent initiatives include setting up occupational health services inthe distribution division and Homebase. A growing trend of violence in the stores led two retail occupational healthmanagers to review how the existing violence at work policy was operating. Store staff are vulnerable to drunken and drug-induced abuse and attacksfrom members of the public, and incidents of robbery and assault. Researchshowed more than 400 reported assaults on workers in one year alone. Riskreduction measures are in place, including CCTV, alarms, security, training anda retail security team who investigate incidents from a damage and stock lossperspective, as well as helping debrief those involved. Working model The result of OH intervention at Ladbroke Grove, with the inception of thenew trauma care programme remains encouraging. Time lost through sickness orother absence associated with the incident was kept to a minimum, and positivefeedback was gained from store management and colleagues. The model appears toprovide an effective tool for measuring key symptoms following a traumaticincident at work. It provides evidence for OH records as well as demonstratingan appropriate response by the organisation in identifying and providing thecare required in such circumstances. Olivia Walpole RGN/DOHN is Sainsbury’s occupational health manager forhead office, London and the South. Further reading Violence at Work: A Guide for Employers,10/96. IND(G)69L (Rev) 2/97 C750 HSEBooks Preventing Violence to Retail Staff, HS(G)133 (1995) HSE Books ISBN 0 71760891 3 Preventing Violence to Staff, HSE Books ISBN 0 1188 5467 4 Tehrani N (1998) Does Debriefing Harm Victims of Trauma. CounsellingPsychology Review 13/3 p6-12 Tehrani N, Westlake R (1994) Debriefing Individuals Affected by Violence. Counselling Psychology Quarterly 7/3 p251-259 Sainsbury’s new trauma care programmeThe new model of trauma care programme is based on the following criteria: Immediate Checklist for use by store personnel following a criticalincident. This would form the basis of a debriefing session.Three to seven days Post-incident questionnaire to assess currentpsychological state and whether specialist intervention is required. These maybe administered by suitably trained key personnel in store, but would beevaluated by the OH team.Two to three months Follow-up questionnaire at suitable interval toassess whether recovery is taking place. These findings may be combined withevaluation of attendance and performance.An expert team of OHAs will undertake further training in debriefing skills,run group debriefing where appropriate and undertake evaluation of thequestionnaires.Model benefits– Ability to obtain an objective measurement of an individual’spsychological state following a traumatic incident.– An assessment tool that all OHAs  –with the appropriate training and back-up – can use confidently and hence, withconfidence.– A clear indicator of need for further or specialised help.– A confident indicator of where further help is not required.– Evidence of the organisations commitment to the psychological well-beingof those exposed to traumatic incidents, whether work-related or personal.– An opportunity, through group debriefing, to facilitate peer support andensure common understanding of the incident.– Clear understanding from store and organisation, of the process thatshould be undertaken following a critical incident. 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May 18, 2021 0

Lessons of the Week! Josh Groban, Shanice Williams & More

first_imgIt’s Friday, and we’ve had a lot of Christmas cookies! Wait, no. That’s not what we wanted to say. It’s Friday, and it’s time for Lessons of the Week! We learned all sorts of things from our Broadway faves this week, so sit down, put down that cookie (just for a minute) and take it all in.Josh Groban Is a Man of His WordConfirmed: Josh Groban is indeed not poultry. Earlier this year, the crooner teased that if he doesn’t come to Broadway next year, he’s “just a chicken.” Well, he’s officially bound for the Great White Way in the New York return of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Sadly, this probably means that our all-chicken revival of Chess is out of the running.Shanice Williams Takes RequestsShanice Williams slayed as she served us a world full of love and belt on The Wiz Live!. But the fun didn’t stop there. When the 19-year-old visited Broadway.com HQ for #LiveatFive, she treated us to quickie renditions of both “I Am Changing” from Dreamgirls and Sister Act’s “Fabulous, Baby.” Don’t wear your voice out, Shanice. We’re still commissioning that mother/daughter musical with Audra.Alex Brightman Is a Broadway BaristaThere’s nothing we like more after rocking out than a cup of coffee (or, if we’re with Sierra Boggess, tea). Fortunately, we have the hookup with Alex Brightman. The School of Rock vlogger revealed that every week, he invites his cast to a coffee shop located in his dressing room named Cup of Jaybe (you have to see it ot get it). There are even branded coasters! Now that’s some hardcore caffeinating.You’re Allowed to Be In Grease: LiveNow you can hand-jive with Aaron Tveit from your couch…or directly at the studio! Grease: Live director Thomas Kail confirmed that the January 31 telecast will feature an audience on the set, including in bleachers in the Rydell High gymnasium. So please, Tveitertots, if you find yourselves on set, be on your best behavior. A live broadcast is not a great time to ask him to autograph your stolen street sign.Tyler Perry Has a New Passion ProjectMedia mogul Tyler Perry will soon bring a live musical to the small screen. No, not Tyler Perry Presents Madea’s My Fair Lady. Next year, he’ll present a live musical telling of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ set in modern-day New Orleans. Think Streetcar meets Superstar. Yes, after breathing life into Madea On the Run, Tyler Perry is telling the other greatest story ever told.Samantha Massell Is Ready to Play TevyeSamantha Massell is making a splash in Fiddler on the Roof, and she’s well-equipped to play the role of Hodel. Or Chava. Or Tzeitel. Or Golde. Or Tevye, frankly. The Fresh Face revealed that she grew up performing one-woman versions of Fiddler for anyone who would listen. We love this concept. Is it too soon for another revival of Fiddler? Or a one-woman Chess? If that chicken one falls through…Wanna Be a Star? Sing More SmashSee?! All those Smash YouTube spirals paid off. New York newcomer Melody Betts blows the roof off of Second Stage in Invisible Thread’s show-stopping “Bela Musana.” So where did she come from? Creators Griffin Matthews and Matt Gould found a YouTube video of her singing “Let Me Be Your Star.” Hey, Craig and Neil, we’ve found your new Marilyn. You’re welcome.#FiyeroTime Has a New BeatWhat time is it? Fiyero Time (hashtag #FiyeroTime)! This week, Jonah Platt rounded up his Wicked co-stars to come up with a customized theme song for his vlog. So many citizens of Oz had tuneful suggestions, that there are simply too many to choose from at this point…it’s like the Q&A song all over again! Just make sure you get everyone on Twitter to sing it for you.Norm Lewis Should Learn to Play GinNorm Lewis revealed that while he’s crossed many items off his bucket list (playing the Phantom, kissing Kerry Washington, etc.), there are two stars he’s eager to work with: James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson. Conveniently, they’re starring opposite each other in The Gin Game! It’s a two-hander—and Gin is a two-person game—but surely there’s room for a little “Music of the Night,” right?Dick Socks & Anal Covers Are Super FunForget schnitzel with noodles, Hamilton fave Jonathan Groff’s favorite things seem to include San Francisco, dick socks and anal covers. At least that’s our takeaway from this kooky interview with the Looking star, who also noted that shooting sex scenes is “fun and enjoyable.” Noted! Meanwhile, Beyoncé covets his moves. You have a weird life, Jonathan. A weird, wonderful life. Josh Groban Star Filescenter_img View Commentslast_img read more


January 18, 2021 0

Meet Ajla Džanko, young and successful BiH athlete

first_imgEighteen year old Ajla Džanko is a successful BiH athlete, member of the Athletic club ‘Sarajevo’ and BiH national team. In her career she won several medals and she holds several records. In an interview to klix.ba she talked about her career, athletics, her achievements and her plans.She said that she started doing athletics because she was a hyper-active child, and since her entire family is oriented towards sport, she knew she’d end up being a sportswoman herself. She noted that she started training skiing and later she started training athletics and it’s been five years since she’s a member of AC ‘Sarajevo’.Džanko said that her role-models are all athletes that work a lot in order to achieve good results adding that she had an opportunity to train with top-class athletes and the wish to be just like them is very motivating. She added that her favourite athletes are Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Usain Bolt, and added that overall role model is Janica Kostelić, whose hard work and persistence led her to become a queen of her sport.She added that at age 12 she became part of senior BiH team and competed at the club championship of Europe and won the bronze medal. She also holds state records at 60, 100 and 200 m in the class of juniors, and this year she broke the record at 60 m in the hall, which is 7,96. In 2010 she was proclaimed the most promising athlete of Sarajevo Canton and won twice at the German Fair Play Camp.She said that athletics in BiH should be more popular and that should be made through seminars and projects, because many are not familiar with athletics, and it is a basis for every sport.In future, she said, she hope to be health and to continue participating at competitions, and in August she’ll compete at the European Junior Tournament in Rieti.(source and photo: klix.ba)last_img read more


August 16, 2020 0

Wright County COVID-19 surveillance testing program highlighted by Governor Reynolds

first_img Eagle Grove Iowa Wright County Public Health Wright County Iowa TAGS Governor Kim Reynolds Iowa Department Of Public Health EAGLE GROVE — Wright County’s proactive surveillance testing of the employees of the county’s largest employers was showcased during Governor Reynolds’ daily news conference today. Wright County health officials last week announced they had been working with Iowa Specialty Hospitals in doing the testing.Sandy McGrath is a registered nurse and epidemiologist with Wright County Public Health and also serves as the mayor of Eagle Grove. McGrath says the numbers have spiked in Wright County in recent weeks due to that increased testing.  “Currently you are seeing numbers increase in Wright County. We continue to do that surveillance. If I don’t kick the rock to avoid a landslide, that’s not being proactive. I’m out there testing, watching for those vulnerabilities. Sometimes it’s not the best thing when we start seeing the numbers go up, it just means we are paying attention. We’ve got the testing supplies and we’ll continue to do that.”McGrath says they’ve also completed testing in the county’s nursing homes and are reaching out to other counties to help test in their long-term care facilities.   “We’ve completed our local nursing homes and have reached out to our surrounding counties and other counties to assist them, whether it be if they had a concern, or a potential concern, or they just needed that routine surveillance. Our hope is to keep that maintained, we get everybody to a comfortable point where that routine surveillance can be ongoing until we find a better solution to what our response is to COVID.”McGrath encourages residents to continue to be proactive in dealing with the pandemic.  “We have COVID-19, it’s droplets in our community. We need to recognize that, what can we do to move forward. We need to continue to test. We need to continue to do surveillance. We appreciate having that availability for the testing supplies. We as citizens need to follow our droplet precautions, using our face coverings, hand washing, social distancing, and avoiding risky behavior.”Governor Reynolds thanked McGrath and Wright County’s testing efforts.   “I just appreciate the proactive measures that you’ve put in place, as you said, resource, response and prevention, working collectively with the public health, board of supervisors and your business partners, and of course Iowa Specialty Health Care. You have been a role model from the very beginning, and so I appreciate all that you and your team are doing and we look forward to continuing to partner with you as we move forward.”As of 11 o’clock this morning, Wright County had not reported a new case of COVID-19 in a 24-hour period for the first time since May 14th. Wright County’s case numbers jumped from only six on May 14th to 124 as of yesterday. Sandy McGrath Eagle Grove Governor Reynolds Wright County Health Officialslast_img read more


August 13, 2020 0