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Slips, trips, and falls: Not just for patients

REGISTERED NURSES (RNs) are diligent in assessing a patient’s risk for falls and implementing proper fall prevention protocol and policies. But did you know that slips, trips, and falls (STF) are a significant safety hazard for nurses themselves? The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2014, the healthcare and social assistance sectors’ rate of falls on the same level increased…

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