Workplace Injuries

OSHA issues new compliance deadline for electronic workplace injury reporting

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Long-term care providers will now have until Dec. 15 to begin submitting workplace injury and illness data electronically, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced last week.

Putting a stop to employee injury

Putting a stop to employee injury

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I'd like to propose a suggestion for a fun party trick. Ask those around you which profession was more dangerous in terms of injuries in 2012: Mining, forestry and logging, or working in a nursing home.

Giving a lift to safety

Giving a lift to safety

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Employers must adopt tools and embrace policies that keep caregivers as well as residents safe during the bathing process — or pay the price in injuries.