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

Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Time: 02:30 PM Location: SD-430

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Witnesses

Panel I

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

Panel II

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

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James Collins and Michael Hodgson Sen. Murray Sen. Isakson Sen. Franken Sen. Isakson and Sen. Murray Sen. Murray greeting the witness Barbara Silverstein Elizabeth Shogren June Altaras Douglas Erickson The audience members