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NIOSH ENews: Testimony Raises Awareness Of Risks To Healthcare Workers Lifting Patients
June 7, 2010, 1:38 pm
Filed under: News

Dr. James Collins, a senior scientist in the NIOSH Division of Safety Research, testified as an expert witness before the Senate Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety. The hearing aimed to raise awareness about the hazards of lifting patients for healthcare workers and the technology available to prevent injury. More on NIOSH resources for preventing musculoskeletal injuries in moving patients at


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