The Critical Lift Zone: Not Just the Elephant in the Room

October 2015  |  The American Journal of Safe Patient Handling & Mobility This blog article is a summary of a peer-reviewed scientific article published in Volume 5, Issue 3 of The American Journal of Safe Patient Handling & Mobility James Carlson, RN, moves...

OSHA Program Launch

July 2015  |  JTECH Medical “A memo has been issued by OSHA reaffirming the requirement to provide safe working conditions for nursing staff…  OSHA reminds administrators that many resources have already been made available to help offer insight and...

Early Patient Mobility

July 2015  |  National Public Broadcasting NPR covered a study done in Cleveland Clinic’s Neurointensive Care Unit that discusses the benefits of early mobilization with patients suffering from brain injuries. To read/listen to the full story, click...

NPR Reports on New OSHA Program

June 2015  |  National Public Broadcasting Earlier this year NPR published a series describing their investigations of nurse injuries in medical facilities. Their work seems not to be in vein as OSHA launches a program to protect nursing employees. Caretaker injuries...

Crackdown on Hospitals Not Protecting Nurses

June 2015  |  Fierce Healthcare More reports that hospitals not complying with OSHA’s crackdown will face fines up to $70K.  Another step in the right direction towards keeping both patient and caregiver protected. To read more, click...

OSHA Healthcare Safety Crackdown

June 2015  |  Healthcare Finance Healthcare workers still have more reported injuries than any other industry.  This epidemic safe patient handling injuries is finally being given a serious look by federal regulators.  OSHA has plans of enforcing this this through...
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