Injuries among health care workers are among the highest of any profession, according to a new comprehensive study of the issue published by a group of workplace
safety engineers. Nursing homes record the highest injury rates among all health care facilities, the most frequent injury is to the back. Slips, trips and falls,
violence and chemical exposure cause other injuries, with nurses being the workers who experience the highest rate of injury. (Cole, 2013)
In this Case you are the health and safety manager of a nursing home. Your task is to address injuries from slips, trips and falls. Write a paper in which you:
1. Use information from the literature to identify the presence of these injury risks in the nursing home facility.
2. Describe how you would go about evaluating which injuries are of priority to address.
3. Prepare a plan to implement changes in the nursing home and reduce injuries to the nurses that work in the facility.
Use information from your module readings/articles as well as appropriate research to support your paper.
Length: The CAP assignment should be 3-5 pages long (double-spaced).
References: At least three references must be included from academic sources (e.g., peer-reviewed journal articles). Required Reading is included. Quoted materials
should not exceed 10% of the total paper (since the focus of these assignments is critical thinking). Use your own words and build on the ideas of others. Materials
copied verbatim from external sources must be enclosed in quotation marks. In-text citations are required as well as a list of references at the end of the assignment.
(APA format is recommended.)
Organization: Subheadings should be used to organize your paper according to the questions.
Format: APA format is recommended for this assignment.
Grammar and Spelling: While no points are deducted for minor errors, assignments are expected to adhere to standard guidelines of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and