Healthcare facilities that have implemented injury prevention efforts focusing on patient lifting and repositioning methods have achieved considerable success in reducing work-related injuries and associated workers' compensation costs. This course provides recommendations for employers to help them reduce the number and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in their facilities using methods that have been found to be successful in the healthcare environment.

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Modules: 4
Hours: 3
Sectors: Healthcare


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  • Key Topics

    • Patient Lifting and Repositioning Techniques
    • Identifying Problems for Lifting and Repositioning
    • Problems and Solutions for Other Activities
    • Addressing Reports of Injuries
    • Implementing Solutions
    • Providing Training
    • Evaluating Ergonomic Efforts
    • Providing Management Support
    • Involving Employees
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor
    • Manager