ANA Unveils National Standards for Safe Patient Handling and Mobility to Spur Commitment to Culture of Safety

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06/25/13
ANA unveiled national standards for safe patient handling and mobility that are designed to infuse a stronger culture of safety in health care work environments and provide a universal foundation for policies, practices, regulations and legislation to protect patients and health care workers from injury.

The ANA publication, Safe Patient Handling and Mobility: Interprofessional National Standards, was developed by an interprofessional group of subject matter experts including nurses, occupational and physical therapists, safety and ergonomics experts, risk management specialists, and others.

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