Workplace Injuries: Top 10 Injured Body Parts
Article By: Heather Matthews
Any guess as to the top 10 body parts injured in Healthcare and Community Services workplaces? If you were to ask anyone in these sectors what is the number one body part injured, most would get it right. Backs are the number one body part injured in all six groups (Hospitals, Special Care Homes, Nursing Homes, Ambulance Services, Homecare and Family & Social Services) within our sector.
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