- CDC - Safe Patient Handling and Movement
- Safe Patient Handling Training - cdc.gov
- Manual handling at work - Health and Safety Executive
- CARING WITH LIFTING - Health and Safety Authority
CDC - Safe Patient Handling and Movement
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Safe Patient Handling Training - cdc.gov
Rates of musculoskeletal injuries from overexertion in healthcare occupations are among the hhest of all U. By comparison, the overexertion injury rate for hospital workers was twice the average (68 per 10,000), the rate for nursing home workers was over three times the average (107 per 10,000), and the rate for ambulance workers was over five times the average (174 per 10,000).
Manual handling at work - Health and Safety Executive
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that in 2014, the rate of overexertion injuries averaged across all industries was 33 per 10,000 full time workers.
CARING WITH LIFTING - Health and Safety Authority
The single greatest risk factor for overexertion injuries in healthcare workers is the manual lifting, moving and repositioning of patients, residents or clients, i.e., manual patient handling.
Manual lifting of patients:
Rating: 96 / 100
Overall: 95 Rates