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Weekly Poll: Injury and illness rates in healthcare

Hospital Safety Insider, October 27, 2011

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In commenting on the latest report on report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis noted that workplace injury and illness rate in private sector healthcare was too high, 5.2 cases for every 100 equivalent full-time workers, compared to the national average of 3.5 cases. Do you think the workplace injury and illness rate in healthcare will ever approach the national average rate?

Take our OSHA Healthcare Advisor Weekly Poll and let us know.



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