A report from the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation. Provides injury statistics. Describes the importance of an “Ergonomics Process”. Describes extended-care facilities ergonomic best practices including: controls for hazards during lifting patients- patient lifting devices gait (or transfer belts), sliding boards, resident chair design, bladder scanner, hi-lo beds, bathing systems. (13 page pdf)
Keywords: Healthcare, Nursing, Extended Care, Personal Care, Best Practices
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