Information Privacy: Protect Worker Data

In an increasingly digital world with more private information being stored online than ever before, it is becoming a challenge for businesses to maintain the privacy of their employees’ data. Designing and enforcing appropriate privacy protections goes beyond ensuring that only authorized personnel have access to sensitive safety and health information.


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The Healthier Workforce Center is supported by Cooperative Agreement No. U19OH008858 from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).