Last updated 3:19PM ET
March 1, 2015
Local Features
Local Features
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.