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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2013-01-18
  • Title
    Safe lifting programs at long-term care facilities and their impact on workers' compensation costs
  • Journal

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Publisher
    The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Year
    2012
  • Author
    Retrepo TE, Schmid FA, Gucer PW, Shuford HL, Shyong CJ and McDiarmid MA
  • Description
    "In this national study, we find that a comprehensive safe lift program, endorsed and promoted by directors of nursing, reduces caregiver injury as measured by workers' compensation claims frequency and costs." (extract from abstract)
  • Categories
    Nursing Human Resources Management, General HR Overview Documents
  • Keywords
    safely; lifting; health; injury; compensation
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