OSX 920b • OSHA 7000: Safe Patient Handling

NOTE: Students interested in this course should contact the CSUDH OTIEC at osha@csudh.edu.

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OSX 920b • OSHA 7000: 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.

Who Should Attend

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
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad