Making changes to the job to fit the worker
Making changes to the worker to fit the job
Making workers work harder at their job
Selecting stronger workers for the job
Slow down your work
Help you feel and work better
Increase your work load
Make patients recover faster
Caregiver educational level
Uneven work surfaces
Patient BMI above 40
B and c
All of the above
Take steps to protect yourself
Slow down your work pace
Delay care to the patient
Distribute the workload to staff
Use a friction reducing device when transferring
Use a wide base of support when transferring.
Coach the patient to make the transfer unaided
Use a draw sheet to transfer the patient.
Nurses do not have sufficient training using proper body mechanics.
Manual lifting techniques are not sufficient to protect nurses from injury
Body mechanics algorithms are too complicated and difficult to understand
Nursing staff levels have declined in most institutions in recent years.