Last updated 6:40AM ET
April 21, 2015
Healthcare
Healthcare
Puppet maker helps hospitals tend to larger patients By KRISTIN GOURLAY
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants have the highest rate of lifting-related injuries of nearly every profession, according to the US Department of Labor. And the heavier patients get, the more dangerous that work becomes. Now a hospital and an artist in Providence have teamed up to make hospitals safer for workers and patients of size.