Workplace Safety

Workers in assisted living and nursing home facilities face unique risks. They must lift and move patients frequently which can lead strains, sprains and chronic injuries if not done properly. However, following proper safety procedures limits these risks, improves patient and employee safety, and reduces insurance...

Improving employee safety reduces Workers’ Compensation claims, improves productivity and morale, and lowers insurance premiums. According to the 2016 Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation & Workplace Safety Annual Report, 159,170 injuries and 77 deaths occurred in the workplace. The most claims occurred in Educational & Health (hospitals, nursing...