Ergonomics Safety Training Videos
While CTDs or Cumulative Trauma Disorders are a medical disorder and treated as such, ergonomics, the fit between people and their tools and workplaces, represents an important ingredient in treatment and prevention. The bottom line is that ergonomic approaches to CTDs can be viewed simply as good management. Documented evidence supports claims that ergonomic solutions are clearly cost effective because of increased productivity and work output.
Cumulative trauma disorders are the fastest growing category of occupational injuries in the United States. This program will help you identify ergonomic hazards in your work area and focuses on the prevention of the most common injuries you will face as a healthcare worker.
Office And Computer Ergonomics - In this short training program, we're going to discuss only one part of a good safety program. It's called ergonomics. Ergonomics is nothing new, but there have been a number of improvements and advancements in the study of ergonomics in recent years. This program will help you control your safety at work much better.
Ergonomics And The Industrial Environment - This course outlines the approach most commonly recommended for identifying and correcting ergonomic problems. It provides basic information that will be useful for employers, workers and others in designing effective programs to prevent Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) in an industrial environment.
Back injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders are rampant in the healthcare industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nurses' aides, health aides, radiology technologists and therapists, as well as licensed practical nurses and registered nurses, make up six of the top 10 professionals at the greatest risk for back injury.