Did you know that healthcare workers experience some of the highest rates of injuries and illnesses in the industry sector?
Injuries reported for Nursing & Residential Care Facilities in 2012 were drastically higher than construction, retail and manufacturing. Almost half of these injuries were musculoskeletal disorders.
OSHA has released a guide on Safe Patient Handling, in order to help prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders in Nursing Homes
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders can be prevented by employing safe patient handling programs.
Read more about the program here: