National Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act Introduced
ANA supports the Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act [H.R. 4266/S. 2408], sponsored by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) and Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), that would establish a national occupational safety standard eliminating the manual lifting of patients to prevent injuries to RNs, other health care workers, and patients.
Take action to advance for the Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act which creates comprehensive safe patient handling and mobility programs across all health care settings.
ANA supports a bill in Congress that would establish a national occupational safety standard eliminating the manual lifting of patients to protect RNs, other health care workers and patients from injury. ANA President Pamela Cipriano urges health care employers to implement standards and educate their staffs on the effective use of technology.
Preventing Nurse Injuries
We have the assistive lifting technology and the ability to create a culture of safety to protect nurses and patients from injuries caused by manual patient handling. We must employ these strategies universally to avoid preventable career-threatening injuries to nurses.
ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano discusses creating a “culture of safety” and implementing comprehensive safe patient handling and mobility programs with the George Washington University Office for Clinical Practice Innovation
You are now leaving the American Nurses Foundation
The American Nurses Foundation is a separate charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation does not engage in political campaign activities or communications.
The Foundation expressly disclaims any political views or communications published on or accessible from this website.Continue Cancel