fractures or other injuries in the workplace. A lasting solution is needed so that healthcareemployees can work in a better environment without worrying about their safety (Knoblauch,2010). Research Question Aremonthly training and education sessions efficient in reducing workplace safetyconcerns of healthcare employees such as physicians, nurses, certified nurse assistants, social workers,LPN’s, and laboratory technicians ?.Purpose Statement The purpose of this study is to determineif monthly training and/or education sessions are efficient in reducingworkplace safety concerns of healthcare employees suchas physicians, nurses,certified nurse assistants, social workers, LPN’s, and laboratory techniciansbetween the ages of 30 and 60.PICO Question:P (Patient/Population): The population involved in the clinical problem are health care employees such as physicians, nurses, certified nurse assistants, social workers, LPN’s, laboratory technicians between the ages of 30 and 60 that work in multi-disciplinary teams and with patients.
I (Intervention): Specific measures such as educating healthcare employees on safety precautions in the workplace, educating and practicing proper bending and lifting techniques, reducing slippery floors and adequate use of signs to notify employees of hazards, clearing clutter and dangerous objects in the work area, safe patient handling techniques by using lifts to transfer overweight patients, hazard identification and prevention. An injury and illness prevention program is a proactive, collaborative process to find and fix workplace hazards before employees are injured or become ill. C (Comparison): Monthly assessment of injury rates and evaluation of safety programs by performance improvement. O (Outcome): Decrease in the number of healthcare employee injuries, illness and time off work . Write the full PICO question in a concise, coherentsentence: Healthcare employees between ages 30 and 60 through education on safety precautions, practicing proper bending and lifting techniques, hazard identification and prevention, would receive monthly evaluation and feedback by performance improvement to help decrease the number of injuries and illness.