To become more effective the safety department at the National Jewish Medical and Research Centre, a US medical facility which operates 50 laboratories, set out to be seen as a resource rather that as a "safety cop". To effect the change the department became very visible throughout the facility doing everything from waste pickups to audits to accident investigations. Ergonomic issues were tackled aggressively and a nurse was appointed to evaluate and correct employee work stations or modify tas...

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