Excela Health worker safety efforts paying off but unfinished

OSHA Healthcare Connection, November 27, 2012

Hospital workers care for accident victims every day. It is David H. Byers' job as manager of health, safety and workers compensation at Excela Health in Westmoreland County to make sure those workers don't become accident victims themselves

Keeping workers safe is not always easy in the chaos and contagion of a 24/7 hospital operation, but over the last five years Mr. Byers and his staff have redoubled their efforts to prevent staff injuries -- with remarkable results.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


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