The end-process measure for safety initiatives at Mercy Health System (MHS), a US health care system and winner of the 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Healthcare Sector), was lost-time injuries. MHS implemented the Low Lift Programme in 2005, including new procedures, equipment, and staff education. Increased emphasis on ergonomic evaluations and MHS's "Handle With…

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9.6.6 Manage & support workforce diversity
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