OSHA comes to the rescue for Hospital Worker Safety

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), hospitals are one of the most hazardous places to work. In 2011, US hospitals recorded 253,700 work-related injuries and illnesses, a rate of 6.8 work-related injuries and illnesses for every 100 full-time employees. This is almost twice the rate for private industry as a whole.  This prompted OSHA to create a new website to assist in multiple areas of Worker Safety in Hospitals.  Be sure to check it out.

Contact your Risk Consultant for more information on how RCM&D / SISCO can assist you in the prevention of workers’ compensation injuries. 

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