Nurses and the culture of injury on the job
from By Keith Carlson
A recent investigative series by NPR highlights the lack of on-the-job safety faced by nurses around the United States. According to the NPR reports, nurses suffer more work-related injuries than construction workers, and the situation is only getting worse. If healthcare workers want the necessary protections and equipment to increase their own safety — and the safety of their patients — more voices will apparently need to be raised in support of such measures.
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