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News spotlight: Nursing and personal care facilities rank highest in OSHA fines

Nurse Leader Insider, November 8, 2010

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Fiscal year 2010 data for OSHA fines shows that of the $708,314 in fines issued through inspections in all sectors of the healthcare industry, half was incurred by nursing and personal care facilities.

Nursing and personal care facilities incurred approximately $358,560 in OSHA fines in 2010, and hospitals received the next biggest portion totaling $172,722 (24%). Next in line for acquiring OSHA fines were physician offices (9%) and dental offices (6%).

Visit the Occupational Safety & Health Administration website for more information, or click here to see a pie chart.



 



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