Proven Best Practices for Reducing Hospital Staff Injuries

Case Studies from Best-In-Class Injury Prevention Programs

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Protecting the safety of clinical and nonclinical staff is of paramount importance to all health care organizations. Yet understanding, developing and implementing best practices to minimize risk of worker injuries is not always well understood. This webinar will explore strategies and best practices that leading health care organizations have used on the road to developing best-in-class injury prevention programs. You’ll learn how to employ a framework that supports measurable, sustainable hospital staff injury reduction at your health care facility.

The presenter will also share how leading health care organizations are achieving significant, rapid reductions in the most prevalent and costliest staff injury types — often with minimal investment. Finally, we’ll provide a proven framework — encompassing data collection, root cause analysis, leadership engagement, training and communication — that organizations can employ to achieve their staff injury reduction goals.

What You Will Learn:

  • How to collect, analyze and use key staff injury data to determine potential savings and build a business case for improved injury prevention programs at your health care facility
  • The strategies and best practices that leading health care organizations have used on the road to developing best-in-class injury prevention programs
  • The measurable injury reduction improvements that hospitals employing best practices have achieved
  • How to employ a framework that supports measurable, sustainable hospital staff injury reduction

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Christy Foster
Director, Healthcare; Principal Consultant
BSI EHS Services and Solutions
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Christy Foster is an industry leader with over 20 years of environmental, health and safety experience in the public and private sectors including the healthcare, biotechnology, semiconductor, and manufacturing industries, focused in the area of worker injury prevention. Christy has led worker injury prevention projects for some of the most respected healthcare institutions in the nation, resulting in millions of dollars in savings and signification incident reductions for her clients. She is a co-founder of the EHSSENTIALS Environmental, Health and Safety Symposium for Healthcare, a lecturer for the San Jose State University Engineering Department, and frequent speaker on injury prevention at conferences around the country. She has a BS in Biology from the University of New Hampshire and Masters in Public Administration from National University.

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