OSHA Training Guidelines for Safe Patient Handling
This course covers OSHA ergonomic guidelines for safe patient handling and methods to protect workers in healthcare settings, including facilities, home health care, and hospice. Course topics include developing an ergonomic program, risk factors in patient handling and transfers, identifying work processes with the potential for musculoskeletal injuries and illness, protocol for resident and patient assessment, and implementing solutions including work practices and engineering controls. Students will learn to analyze and identify ergonomics hazards and practical solutions to reduce musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses in their workplace.
OSHA 7000 Course Details
Course Length: 1 Day
Course Credit: .75 CEU’s
Course Fee: $225
Minimum Student Contact Hours: 7.5