Steps to Minimize Workplace-Related Injuries (US)
Healthcare workers face several severe safety and health hazards. It is crucial to be mindful when working in this type of environment that employers reduce healthcare-related risks like bloodborne pathogen exposure and minimize injuries related to the workplace.
This course summarizes various factors that impact safety in the workplace, such as lighting, ventilation, air quality, and mechanisms to maintain employee health, such as ergonomics.
Covered in this course:
- Define ergonomics and identify ergonomic techniques
- Identify ways to maintain personal safety in the workplace
- Describe workplace environmental setups to enhance employee health