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MCat: Ergonomics
Cat: Patient Handling

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

5 Resources
OSHA Ergonomics Guidelines for Healthcare [18847] ?

Patient handling and more

Patient Handling Study [6089] ?

Major findings from this review of the literature on patient handling injuries

Patient Transfer Assist Devices [pdf] [18846] ?

A resource for selecting appropriate patient transfer assist devices

Safe Patient Handling and Movement [24727] ?

Patient Care Ergonomics Resource Guide

Safe Patient/Resident Handling Guide [pdf] [31765] ?

Includes checklists and worksheet


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Ergonomics / Case Studies
Real-life ergonomics studies conducted by universities, consulting firms, etc

Safety / Patient Safety
Medical errors, medication errors, patient safety guidance

Safety Mgt / Industries
Safety and health hazards & controls in specific industries


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