When a dollar sign is followed by a slew of zeros, it can be hard to grasp the implications in economic and human terms.
The longer we live, the more important quality of life becomes to us.
In this installment of my series examining outreach letters that OSHA recently sent to facilities with two or more 2010 DART incidents, I’m looking at Nursing Care Facilities (NAICS 623110), commonly referred to as nursing homes. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, “These establishments have a permanent core staff of registered or licensed practical nurses who, along with other staff, provide nursing and continuous personal care services.”
Topics: training, compliance, occupational health, workplace safety, OSHA, healthcare, return to work, employee health, occupational safety, injury prevention, OSHA DART rate, absenteeism, workforce, employees, ergonomics, OSHA recordkeeping, department of labor
Just because low back pain is a leading cause of disability and lost work time doesn’t mean you and your employer have to be among the sufferers. There are a number of ways to prevent the occurrence of this common and costly complaint.