Safety

Two years later, patient handling bill is reintroduced

OSHA Healthcare Connection, March 31, 2009

After submitting a patient handling bill in 2006 intended to protect workers, U.S. Representative John Conyers Jr. (D-MI) expects to reintroduce the “Nurse and Patient Safety & Protection Act of 2006” in the next few weeks.

You can read more about this new bill and an overview of the old one as the most recent post on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor. Also check back with the blog in the coming weeks as more information becomes available.

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