Health care worker back injuries are among the most commonly suffered injuries among those who work in the health industry. Health care workers are put through numerous tasks that put severe strain on their backs every day.
According to the CDC, over 18 million people are health care workers. Women workers are far more prevalent, representing 80% of the total workforce. There are many dangers that these workers are susceptible to including toxic exposure, sharp object and needle injuries, stress, latex allergies as well as workplace violence. The CDC identified that the highest number of injuries in the healthcare sector is that of nonfatal occupational injury illnesses.
Here are some of the causes of employee back injuries in the healthcare industry.
Some of the most common health care worker injuries in medical facilities include the following:
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