Ergonomic injuries are a leading cause of accidents and incidents in the healthcare industry, typically resulting in large dollar costs as well as severe injury to the worker. There are many ways to prevent these types of injuries from occurring and reduce the potential for severity. This webinar’s key focus areas are:
• An overview of common ergonomic injuries in dietary, maintenance, custodial and laundry to include controls for injury prevention
• A review of ergonomic equipment options
• Assessment tools and the importance of observation and feedback
• Best practices to include communication, discussion and education
Recorded August 18, 2021.