OSHA 7000, OSX 920b - Training Guidelines for Safe Patient Handling

Course Description:

This course covers OSHA ergonomic guidelines for safe patient handling and methods to protect workers in all health care settings. This course focuses on analyzing and identifying ergonomic hazards and practical solutions to address these issues.

Upon course completion, students will have the ability to apply “OSHA’s Ergonomics Guidelines for Nursing Homes” in their healthcare facility. The course will cover benefits of implementing an ergonomics process, identifying, analyzing and developing solutions for ergonomic problems related to healthcare facilities.

Targeted Audience:

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as: Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Maritime and General Industry.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe how to apply OSHA’s Ergonomics Guidelines for Nursing Homes
  2. Develop a process to protect healthcare facility workers
  3. Discuss the benefits of implementing an ergonomics process
  4. Identify and analyze practical solutions to address ergonomic problems.

CEUs: 0.7
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 1 day
Cost: $225
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad.


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