Successful Safe Patient Handling Programs for First Responders

From a risk management perspective, patient handling injuries to first responders remain a frequent and severe source of loss and expense to public entities. This reality is indicative of the need for cultural changes that will result in first responders consistently using body mechanics and equipment properly; even in the heat of the moment. Ariel Jenkins, Director – Risk Management, explains several risk management strategies to help create this culture and mitigate the risk in his latest article on PRIMA’s blog.

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