This issue we focus on resources to help clinicians protect themselves from injuries and engage in a healthier lifestyle.
OSHA safety website
A hospital is one of the most hazardous places to work, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The agency provides a wealth of information on how to protect hospital workers as part of its website Worker Safety in Hospitals: Caring for Our Caregivers. PDF resources include:
• A fact sheet that helps dispel myths, barriers, and concerns related to safe patient handling
• Information on making the case for safe patient handling programs (more…)Read More