TITLE

Federal Agency Plans to Assess Worker Safety Practices at Hospitals

AUTHOR(S)
Trail, Therese Hudson
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2008, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the plan of the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health to assess the safety of health care workers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, hospitals reported an increase in injuries and illnesses among health care workers. The institute is conducting two surveys slated to go into the field in 2010. One survey will poll workers, the other hospital safety and health managers.
ACCESSION #
33227004

 

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