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Work Should Not Hurt!

Health Care professionals  and their patients across the country are being injured through unsafe patient handling practices on the job. We urge you to join fellow activists on May 8th for “Virtual Lobby Day” , sponsored by AFT and the American Nurses Association.

On May 8, you are urged to  send tweets and email to Congress in support of the Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2013 (H.R.2480), which is designed to decrease the potential for injury.

PEF Memo supporting Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2013

 Sign up for the AFT e-Activist network: http://www.aft.org/getinvolved/enews.cfm.

  • On virtual lobby day, you will receive a link to a letter  to send to Congress asking for support for HR 2480 for safe patient handling.

Tweet Congressional leadership on May 8th:

  •    @Repjohnklein Support HR 2480 for safe patient handling! #CanULiftaHippo
  •    @askgeorge Support HR 2480 for safe patient handling! #CanULiftaHippo
  •    @repwalberg Support HR 2480 for safe patient handling! #CanULiftaHippo
  •    @repjoecourtney Support HR 2480 for safe patient handling! #CanULiftaHippo

Try it now:

  • text “Health” to 69238 to take a fun quiz on safe patient handling!

Show Congress the power of Union voices!