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Hospitals may have to adopt new safe lifting policies

Nurses face the risk of extreme physical injury every day as they lift and transport hospital patients. Now, a new bill floating around in Congress may require facilities to invest in equipment and create policies that’ll keep nurses safe from harm. 

Prevent lifting injuries and get patients better, faster

A priority for most hospital executives is to get patients better faster and keep them from being readmitted. One way to do that is to prevent lifting injuries in nurses.