Safe Patient Handling

HPAE worked successfully for passage of the New Jersey Safe Patient Handling Act to address the epidemic of back and other injuries related to patient transferring tasks.

Information about the New Jersey Prevention of Violence in Healthcare Facilities Act

An HPAE factsheet on Safe Patient Handling can be downloaded and printed out to educate co-workers.

News

Violence at Bergen Regional Medical Center targeted
May 19 2016

From The Record Bergen County Executive James Tedesco called Wednesday for sweeping action to stem the violence at Bergen Regional Medical Center, including assigning more police to the facility, ordering the hospital to hire consultants to assess safety and patient

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