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Patient Care Ergonomics Resource Guide: Safe Patient Handling ...

Patient Care Ergonomics Resource Guide: Safe Patient Handling ...

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Patient Care Ergonomics Resource Guide: Safe Patient Handling & Movement Department of Veterans Affairs Table of Contents Table of Contents .............................................................................................................................................. i Acknowledgements .............................................................................................................................................. vii Chapter 1: Guidebook Overview Purpose ................................................................................................................................................................... 1 Target Audience .............................................................................................................................................. 1 Overview of Content .............................................................................................................................................. 1 How to Use this Guidebook ..................................................................................................................................... 3 Chapter 2: Background Introduction ............................................................................................................................................................ 5 Background ............................................................................................................................................................ 5 Ergonomics Standards.............................................................................................................................................. 6 Common Myths and Facts........................................................................................................................................ 6 Case Studies of Successful Implementation Strategies ............................................................................................ 13 Chapter 3: Ergonomic Workplace Assessments of Nursing Environments Introduction ............................................................................................................................................................ 17 Potential Benefits of an Ergonomics Program ......................................................................................................... 17 Ergonomic Systems Approach ................................................................................................................................. 18 Step 1: Collect Baseline Injury Data............................................................................................................... 20 Step 2: Identify High-risk Units...................................................................................................................... 21 Step 3: Obtain Pre-Site Visit Data on High-risk Units.................................................................................... 21 Step 4: Identify High-risk Tasks ..................................................................................................................... 29 Step 5: Conduct Team Site Visit for Ergonomic Assessment ......................................................................... 31 Step 6: Analyze Risk....................................................................................................................................... 35 Step 7: Formulate Recommendations ............................................................................................................. 35 Step 8: Implement Recommendations ............................................................................................................ 43 Step 9: Monitor Results and Continuously Improve Safety on the Unit ......................................................... 45 i

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