All healthcare workers who lift and move patients are at high risk for back injury and other musculoskeletal disorders.

This course will take a closer look at ways employees can help prevent MSDs in their profession. It will also provide mechanical techniques to protect them from injuries when lifting and transferring patients.

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As an OSHAcademy student, you have free access to 100% of our training materials, including module knowledge checks and course exams. We charge a small fee only if you decide to document your training through our official course certificates or transcripts.

Modules: 3
Hours: 1
Sectors: Healthcare


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$ PDF & Original Certificates
$ Original Certificate
$ PDF Certificate

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  • Key Topics

    • Safety and Health Program
    • Ergonomic Injuries
    • Management Leadership
    • Employee Participation
    • Workplace Analysis
    • Patient Handling Controls
    • Bathing Assistance
    • Toileting Assistance
    • Mechanical Equipment
    • Awkward Postures
    • Transferring Equipment
    • Lifting Heavy Bags
    • Housekeeping Tasks
  • Target Audience

    • Employee