Why Nursing is One of America's Most Dangerous Jobs

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Nurses get more back and arm injuries than construction workers, yet hospital officials have done little to reduce such injuries, despite knowing how to prevent them. That's according to an NPR investigation led by correspondent Daniel Zwerdling. He joins us to discuss his findings, how California hospitals are doing and why he calls nursing one of the most dangerous jobs in America.


Daniel Zwerdling, correspondent with NPR's Investigations Unit who led the investigation into nursing injuries