Safe Patient Handling Legislation
Federal Legislation – The Nurse and Healthcare Worker Protection Act of 2009.
Click here for a PowerPoint presentation describing HR 2381 and S 1788, The Nurse and Healthcare Worker Protection Act of 2009.
To read the full text of the bills go to:
H.RES.510 (2009) Recognizing the need for safe patient handling and movement.
For information on Safe Patient Handling Legislation in other States go to:
New October 7, 2011 – California passes SPH legislation. Click here to view AB 1136