Body Mechanics and Ergonomics

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

Work-related musculoskeletal injuries are of significant concern for all healthcare organizations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (2018) consistently lists healthcare occupations among the leading sources of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs). These types of injuries are not strictly limited to those providing direct care; all staff members are at risk for WRMSDs if they fail to follow safety and ergonomic principles when performing job tasks. In this course, you will learn about work-related musculoskeletal disorders and guidelines to help implement a safe handling and mobility program. This process includes assessment of the work environment, risk identification, and development of appropriate solutions for job tasks. 



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Course Description

Work-related musculoskeletal injuries are of significant concern for all healthcare organizations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (2018) consistently lists healthcare occupations among the leading sources of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs). These types of injuries are not strictly limited to those providing direct care; all staff members are at risk for WRMSDs if they fail to follow safety and ergonomic principles when performing job tasks. In this course, you will learn about work-related musculoskeletal disorders and guidelines to help implement a safe handling and mobility program. This process includes assessment of the work environment, risk identification, and development of appropriate solutions for job tasks. 



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