US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions

Subcommittee Hearing - Safe Patient Handling & Lifting Standards for a Safer American Workforce


Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety


Tuesday, May 11 2010, 2:30 PM



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Panel I

  • Captain James Collins , Associate Director for Science, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC
  • Dr. Michael Hodgson, MD, MPH , Chief Consultant, Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC

Panel II

  • Barbara Silverstein , Research Director, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Olympia, WA
  • Elizabeth Shogren , Registered Nurse, Minnesota Nurses Association, St. Paul, MN
  • June Altaras , Administrative Nursing Director, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA
  • Douglas Erickson , Chairman, Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities, Facility Guidelines Institute, Chicago, IL