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    Title: Overview (cont'd)
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    • Studies* have shown that nursing homes that implemented safe resident lifting and repositioning programs have achieved many benefits such as:
      • reduced work-related injuries
      • reduced workers' compensation costs
      • improved employee morale
      • increased resident comfort
    *Source: Association of Occupational Healthcare Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP)

    Speaker Notes:

    OSHA's Ergonomics Guidelines for Nursing Homes publication and NIOSH's Safe Lifting and Movement of Nursing Home Residents publication also noted similar benefits.