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Creative use of ergonomic principles in home care.
Home Healthc Nurse 2002 Feb; 20(2):98-103
Although the OSHA Ergonomics Standard was repealed this year, home care agencies and visiting staff should be conscious of the issues surrounding workplace safety. This article explains ergonomic terms and applies them to situations home care staff encounter daily. Helpful ideas to prevent these injuries support thinking in new ways to prevent injuries.
Ergonomics; Health-care; Health-care-personnel; Nurses; Nursing; Injury-prevention; Safety-measures; Medical-care; Medical-personnel; Work-performance; Work-practices; Occupational-health-nursing
Issue of Publication
Home Healthcare Nurse
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division