Hansen receives award for promoting health care safety

LANSING—State Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, (center) received the 2014 Healthcare Worker Safety Award on Wednesday from the International Sharps Injury Prevention Society and StaffAndPatientSafety.org for his work promoting staff and patient safety in health care.

Dr. Michael Sinnott, co-founder of StaffAndPatientSafety.org, (left) and David W. Baetens, director of marketing for OakMed Products in Clarkston, presented the award to Hansen for co-sponsoring resolutions to promote a culture of safety for health care workers and patients.

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