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Nursing Professionals and Back Injuries

Nursing professionals are susceptible to arm and back injuries when lifting patients. Because of the prevalence of back and arm injuries among nursing professionals, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is giving attention to hospitals that do not take the right steps to protect its nurses from those injuries, according to a report by National Public Radio (NPR). Back … Read more

Updated: April 11, 2018

Does Excessive Overtime Increase the Risk of Workplace Injuries?

While working overtime benefits both employer and employee, there are several downsides of excessive overtime. The eight hour work day is the standard in the U.S. However, it is common for companies to ask their employees to work extra hours. When employees agree to work extra hours, they are usually paid a higher rate of pay and the employer … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2024