Ergonomics: Safe Patient Transfer
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Healthcare industry has highest number of non fatal work related injuries compared to any other private sector industries including manufacturing. Back injuries are one of the most common injuries faced by healthcare workers. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that 6 of the top 10 professionals at greatest risk of injuring their backs at work are from the healthcare industry. Most of these injuries are back injuries occurring during lifting patients. This training course helps to educate your employees to protect themselves from musculoskeletal injuries.
- Using back protection at work
- Recognizing the tasks, patients and locations that pose a danger to the back
- Using correct mechanical devices during patient care
- Using correct devices and postures during patient transfer