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GCat: Safety
MCat: Ergonomics
Cat: Patient Handling

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The Business Library

Human Factors / Patient Handling

Recommendations for solutions to manual lifting of patients. Information about mechanical lfit equipment and patient transfer systems. Patient transfer techniques, use of lift equipment, patient transfer teams.


The Safety Library

Ergonomics / Ergo Case Studies

Real-life ergonomic case studies for a wide variety of workplace repetitive motion, lifting and manual handling tasks related to a diverse group of industries such as manufacturing, office work, custodial, agricultural, printing, apparel, and many more.


Health Care Safety / Nursing Home Safety

Nursing home patient handling and ergonomics, workplace violence, falls in nursing homes


Health Care Safety / Patient Handling

Recommendations for solutions to manual lifting of patients. Information about mechanical lfit equipment and patient transfer systems.


Health Care Safety / Patient Safety

JCAHO Sentinel Events. Medication Error Prevention Programs. Medical Error Reporting. Guidance regarding patient safety.


Updated Specific Industries / Industry Safety

Safety and health hazards for specific industries, such as: schools, drycleaners, dental, agricultural, firefighter, healthcare, mining, petroleum refining, photography, poultry processing, pulp and paper, semiconductor industry, silk screen printing, water and wastewater treatment plants, woodworking.


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