They account for 25% of all workers' compensation claims in the healthcare industry with unseen costs far above the treatment alone... and they are largely preventable. Despite significant investments in equipment, training and lift teams, patient handling injuries continue to cause discomfort and pain to hospital workers, staffing issues for management, and a constant hit to the organization's bottom line. Many of the costs are unseen – overtime to cover injured staff absences; staff replacement costs – injured workers often leave; and staff working with pain might not deliver an optimal patient experience, impacting satisfaction scores and other reimbursement metrics. 25% of workers' compensation claims are patient handling related The average patient handling-related claim costs $15,600 12% of all RNs leave nursing annually due to pain and injuries Why do patient handling injuries present such a challenge? Are there really no cost-effective, sustainable solutions? Have these injuries just become "a part of the job"?