PREVENTING DISABILITIES WHILE CARING FOR THE DISABLED®

Safe Patient Handling


Safe Patient Handling Act
The latest bill draft to "direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an occupational safety and health standard to reduce injuries to patients, direct-care registered nurses, and other health care providers by establishing a safe patient handling standard."

Affordable Health Choices Act

Senate Bill
Press Release by Edward Kennedy

Recognizing the need for safe patient handling and movement

House Bill H.R. 510

Establishing a safe patient handling and injury prevention standard

House Bill H.R. 2381

Establish direct care registered nurse-to-patient staffing ratio requirments in hospitals, and for other Purposes including a Zero Lift Safe patient Handling and Movement.

Senate Bill 1031