NoInjuries.com will offer healthcare providers news, educational materials, tips, tools and resources to use throughout the workplace. The portal will focus on:
• Slips and falls
• Patient handling
• Workplace violence
• Patient safety
• Sharps and sticks
“Healthcare is the largest and fastest-growing sector of the U.S. economy, employing approximately 17 million workers. But virtually everyone involved in healthcare is susceptible to a startling array of safety hazards,” Hans Sigvardsson, president of Handicare U.S. said in the article.
Handicare, a Pennsylvania-based provider of safe patient handling, mobility and accessibility equipment, sponsors the website.
“We believe that the vast majority of healthcare-related injuries are preventable. The key is to gain the personal buy-in of all involved individuals to support injury-reduction efforts. NoInjuries.com is aimed at focusing attention on the problem and providing education and resources to stimulate and support that commitment,” Sigvardsson
Read the article.