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Health Services

Occupational Health

Common Injuries

A wide variety of workplace injuries occur daily. Hospitals and nursing homes are among the top three occupations for back injuries. See Workplace Injury, illness and fatality statistics reported to OSHA on this site.

OSHA maintains a couple of sections devoted to safety and health topics that relate to Healthcare Facilities. Links to applicable standards and common hazards including needlesticks, chemical exposures are included. Worker Safety in Hospitals is a specific topic.