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Voices of Alaska: Helping healthcare workers with the heavy lifting

...OSHA) estimates that the health care industry spends about $20 billion annually on costs related to occupational back injuries. OSHA also found that the occurrence of musculoskeletal disorders for health care workers in the U.S. is seven...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-02/voices-of-alaska-helping-healthca
Opinion
Reader misses Alaska, thanks to assembly action

...fall might be the one that puts me in nursing home for the remainder of my life or kills me, and I aggravated old back injuries and caused new ones. The injuries have made distance walking difficult for me one of my favorite activities. I had...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022808/letters_4415.shtml
Letters
'What if I wasn't so lucky?' DUI repeat offenders a threat, but hard to keep off the road

...OK to drink and drive. Whatever they are doing now isn't getting the point into these people's heads." Due to back injuries he sustained during the crash, the man who hit McMurray spent a considerable amount of time in the hospital after...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022311/new_789859217.shtml
News
Vacuum un-packing

...injuries that could be sustained while unloading a boat."It saves in labor," he said. "It also helps prevent back injuries, we're trying to protect workers with other ways to get the fish."

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-07-27/vacuum-un-packing
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