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.
Musculoskeletal disorders are the fastest growing category of occupational injuries in the United States. This training DVD identifies ergonomic hazards; teaches how to recognize musculoskeletal disorders; how to prevent back orders.
Whether your staff is moving patients, test tubes, laundry or food, they need to protect their backs from undue stress. All healthcare workers have a high risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders or back injuries.