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S.1788 Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 11, 2010 Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 111-1138.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions - Employment and Workplace Safety

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  • 86% of users support S.1788

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    86% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support S.1788.
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    • OSUNO Members Attend American Nurses Association House of ... - August 08, 2010 by OSUNO - The conference started out with “Lobby Day” where 300 nurses, from across the country, went to Capital Hill to lobby for four major issues: Safe Staffing S.3491/H.R.5527, Safe Patient Handling S.1788/H.R.2381, Fighting for Safe ...

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      As noted by OSUNO on August 08, 2010, "The conference started out with “Lobby Day” where 300 nurses, from across the country, went to Capital Hill to lobby for four major issues: Safe Staffing S.3491/H.R.5527, Safe Patient Handling S.1788/H.R.2381, Fighting for Safe ..." (http://osuno.com/?p=33)
    • S.3522: HELP Separated Children Act - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress - June 20, 2010 by Open Congress : Senate Judiciary - Major... - Supporting Bill, Supporting Senator, Supporting Representative. H.R.4321 CIR ASAP Act of 2009. 2 · S.1788 Nurse and Health Care... 2 · S.3628 Democracy is Strength... 2 · H.R.264 Save America Comprehe. ...

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      As noted by Open Congress : Senate Judiciary - Major... on June 20, 2010, "Supporting Bill, Supporting Senator, Supporting Representative. H.R.4321 CIR ASAP Act of 2009. 2 · S.1788 Nurse and Health Care... 2 · S.3628 Democracy is Strength... 2 · H.R.264 Save America Comprehe. ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-s3522/show)
    • Senators hear debate over patient handling, safe lifting standards ... - May 11, 2010 by Latest articles from McKnight's Long Term... - The proposed legislation, S. 1788, would promote the use of patient handling equipment in lieu of manual lifting. It would direct the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to create a federal standard to that effect. ...

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      As noted by Latest articles from McKnight's Long Term... on May 11, 2010, "The proposed legislation, S. 1788, would promote the use of patient handling equipment in lieu of manual lifting. It would direct the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to create a federal standard to that effect. ..." (http://www.mcknights.com/senators-hear-debate-over-patient-handling-safe-lifting-standards/article/170055/)

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    • Nurses Back Franken Bill to Eliminate Heavy Lifting - October 15, 2009 by AFL-CIO - The Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2009 (S. 1788), introduced by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), requires the Occupational Safety and Health ...

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      As noted by AFL-CIO on October 15, 2009, "The Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2009 (S. 1788), introduced by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), requires the Occupational Safety and Health ..." (http://blog.aflcio.org/2009/10/16/nurses-back-franken-bill-to-eliminate-heavy-lifting)
    • Nation's RNs Hail Sen. Franken's Support for Safe Patient Handling Measure - October 14, 2009 by Reuters - The Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2009 (S. 1788) requires OSHA to develop and implement a standard to eliminate, to the greatest degree ...

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      As noted by Reuters on October 14, 2009, "The Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2009 (S. 1788) requires OSHA to develop and implement a standard to eliminate, to the greatest degree ..." (http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS201159+15-Oct-2009+PRN20091015)
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