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Safe Patient Handling & Mobility - H.R. 4266/ S. 2408

All day, every day, nurses and other health care workers have to deal with lifting, repositioning and transferring patients – and it costs us.

Life-altering injuries due to a career full of heavy lifting have become as much a part of the nursing profession as scrubs or inserting an IV drip. But it doesn't have to be that way.

We need your help to make sure it gets the support to pass Congress.

Write your members of Congress today and urge them to support this important bill.

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Dear [Decision Maker],



This bill would direct the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to develop and implement a safe patient handling and mobility standard that would eliminate manual lifting of patients by direct-care RNs and other healthcare workers.

Our nation, cannot afford to lose the nurses who leave the profession annually due to musculoskeletal injuries and pain. Please support H.R. 4266/ S. 2408 today.

Sincerely,
[Your Name]
[Your Address]
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