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MN DOLI evaluation of employee’s saftey in nursing homes

The Workplace Safety Consultation (WSC) unit of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry undertook a collaborative project to provide ergonomics assistance to nursing homes to help management and workers reduce ergonomic risk factors and improve the safety of their workplaces. The study can be found here. It was noted in the report that work-related […]

Health care professionals and nurses are at an increased risk for work related back injuries

Nurses are in high demand in today’s world. The American Hospital Association (AHA), reported that the United States is almost 120,000 nurses short of what is required to meet the nation’s current health care needs. This mean nurses are often required to do more than what would typically be required. It is reported that health […]