With the appearance of Coronavirus and various other new infectious diseases (e.g., Coronavirus, H7N9, H5N1, and Ebola) in this decade, having a Contagious Respiratory Illness Assessment at a workplace has become more critical than ever. In the renewed prevalence of existing diseases and the appearance of new illnesses, an infectious disease outbreak always poses a serious threat to your employees’ health and life.
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Axiom Medical has introduced a specialized screening service to help businesses quickly manage employees exhibiting symptoms or have been potentially exposed to any respiratory illness. Welcome to our newest employee screening program CRIA (Contagious Respiratory Illness Assessment). Whether you’re an existing client or new to Axiom, we are here to help.
Axiom Medical conducts detailed assessments to identify actual or potential infection risks for employees and those exposed to any infectious disease to reduce the risk of spreading. With this evaluation, Axiom Medical can yield data for employers to use for employee health and workplace safety management.
Axiom Medical offers a comprehensive Contagious Illness Assessment and Management Service or CRIA to monitor and detect coronavirus infection symptoms. Some of the top highlights of this service include:
(**From the establishment of policies and procedures to specific exposure related guidance and questions, access to Axiom’s medical director(s))
Axiom Medical Contagious Illness Risk assessment will help:
To help employers meet their employee health goals and business safety needs, Axiom Medical has a step-by-step CRIA Assessment implementation plan.
Simply update your existing contract to activate CRIA.
Our team will work closely with you to set up your database in Axiom systems and activate CRIA.
Germs that infect the respiratory system often spread through:
Through indirect transfers, including air and contaminated surfaces
The first step of infection control measures is by stopping the spread of the disease. The best way to prevent the spread is through the following steps.
Several common respiratory illnesses, such as flu, can be prevented with a seasonal vaccine. Axiom Medical offers specialized onsite medical services and flu clinics with employee vaccination and testing options.
To prevent the spread of respiratory illness at the workplace, Axiom Medical has a comprehensive service featuring online screening (Checkin2Work), occupational employee health management, detailed contagious illness assessment, rapid testing, and contact tracing procedures. Our team works closely with businesses to create a healthy and safe workplace for employees to return to work safely.
A communicable disease is a contagious illness that spreads from a person to another through various ways, including contact with nasal and cough droplets, physical contact, through the air, or by contaminated surfaces or objects. An infectious disease can be airborne or waterborne or may spread through a carrier (insects).
The risk of infection at a workplace is measured through a detailed evaluation that involves identifying and reviewing all potential risk factors related to employee healthcare, workplace safety, and medical services provided. Based on the identified risks, businesses determine how to manage and control infection risk at their workplaces.
A contagious illness has four stages: exposure, infection, disease, and lastly, the outcome.
Some of the most common contagious respiratory illnesses are: