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HepC Pos. Inmates in kitchen?

>>what's your opinion?

Actually in NY state the Commission requires inmates who work as Trustees to be examined by a physician prior to being assigned to kitchen duty just for that reason. I know that even an inmate who cut his finger during chow time was removed, taken to the nurse and taken off kitchen duty until cleared. In addition, the Kitchen Supervisor is responsible to make sure all inmates wear a hat to cover their hair in the kitchen and must wear gloves at all times... full thread


“Running the play that’s called”: Shared characteristics

Kevin H. Kempf
The topic for July corrections.com looks at legal issues in corrections. Corrections and challenges to departmental policies and allegations against officers, often result in litigation and other legal challenges. We have an investment in our officers and staff and must ensure all are properly trained and current on any legal decisions. Those working in corrections have been sued by inmates for virtually anything. Some of these lawsuits have been frivolous and dismissed while others have merit at times. We must be aware of current issues and potential litigation... .. full story

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