Safety Culture and Safe Patient Handling and Mobility

  • A major role of the Safe Patient Handling and Mobility program is creating a culture of safety.
  • In order for this to succeed, it is critical to have
    • Support from management and leadership
    • Support from staff
    • Knowledge transfer mechanisms to provide worker safety (Fadul, Brown, & Powell-Cope, 2014)
    • A safe patient care environment (Hodgson & Matz, 2013)
Page last reviewed: April 28, 2022