Back Injuries and the RN/LPN/Healthcare worker - page 3
The statistics regarding back injuries are frightening with aprox 80% of Adults expected to experience back injuries in their lifetime with 10% re-injuring! When it comes to health care professionals... Read More
2May 7, '12 by Silverdragon102, RN AdminGuess that is why I love the UK and their no lifting policy. If the patient can not do it themselves then mechanical lift is used.
Where I work in Canada the policy is if the client can not do 75% of the work themselves then mechanical means will be used. Staff back injuries are just to high for it to continue
2May 8, '12 by 3kidslaterWell No you shouldnt be working without a clear head and should not be driving at all like that. But unfortunantly us nurses dont really count when it comes to orders it has to come from a doc.
0Feb 13 by dapcIt happened to me. But 80 yr old kicked at my head! Jobs insurance will not pay to have me fixed and is actually saying i am not injured, and this is Texas the worker has NO RIGHTS.