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Injured Nurses, Part 2: OSHA has your back

Nurse Leader Insider, February 27, 2015

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Attention nurse leaders in organizations without designated "lift teams" or assistive devices for moving patients.

Your business case for investing in a cutting-edge, safe patient handling program has been made clearly and indisputably by OSHA, with the help of results from numerous case studies, research reports, and collected data. The benefits are exceptional, and the financial ROI is achievable in one to four years.

Take a quick trip to the OSHA website for wealth of tools, including a form you can use to evaluate your organization, a checklist for designing your safe patient handling program, illustrative case studies, and more.

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http://blogs.hcpro.com/nursemanagers/2015/02/injured-nurses-part-2-osha-has-your-back/



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