Welcome to the NYS Zero Lift Task Force Website!

Thank you for visiting the website for The NYS Zero Lift Task Force! We hope that you will find this site useful in learning and implementing Safe Patient Handling Policies and Programs at healthcare facilities across New York State. New information and statistics are coming to light daily, so we hope you visit the site often! We encourage new information and questions, so please contact us at any time.

Overviews of Safe Patient Handling and Movement

  • Visit the Injured Workers page for new stories shared by healthcare workers who have been injured on the job due to patient handling.

News in New York
As a part of the 2014 New York State budget, the Safe Patient Handling bill has passed and has been enacted.
Read a summary of the legislation.
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