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OSHA #7000 - OSHA Training Guidelines for Safe Patient Handling

This course covers OSHA ergonomic guidelines for safe patient handling and methods to protect workers in all health care settings. Using OSHA's Ergonomics Guidelines for Nursing Homes as a basis for any healthcare facility, this course focuses on analyzing and identifying ergonomic hazards and practical solutions to address these issues. Course topics include developing an ergonomic work process, risk factors in patient handling and transfers, identifying work processes with the potential for musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses, protocol for resident and patient assessment, and implementing solutions including work practices and engineering controls. Upon course completion students will have the ability to apply "OSHA's Ergonomics Guidelines for Nursing Homes" in their healthcare facility, understand the benefits of implementing an ergonomics process, and identify, analyze and develop solutions for ergonomic problem jobs in healthcare. 0.75 CEU.

 

To Register:

  • Register online through the specific course link
  • Download a Course Registration Form (if paying with check or purchase order via mail or fax)
  • Call (800) 656-5317 to register over the phone

*This course does not have a scheduled listing, but is offered upon request. To inquire more about the course, please click the contract course tab above, or click here.