Safety

Healthcare workers on top of injury and illnesses list

Medical Environment Update, April 1, 2012

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Their jobs revolve around helping people recover from injuries and illnesses, yet healthcare workers have the ­highest risk for injury themselves, surpassing nearly every ­industry-including mining, manufacturing, and construction.

In "Healthcare workers on top of injury and illnesses list" the April Medical Environment Update looks at why healthcare jobs are considered occupations and what employers can do to make them less so.

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