Ergonomics: Safe Patient Transfer
Back injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders are rampant in the healthcare industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nurses' aides, health aides, radiology technologists and therapists, as well as licensed practical nurses and registered nurses, make up six of the top 10 professionals at the greatest risk for back injury.
- Back protection when working with patients
- Recognizing risky tasks in daily work
- Identifying risky patients and risky locations
- Types of mechanical devices to use during patient car