Resources for Back Injury Prevention
OSHA - Hospital resources for worker safety and safe patient handling
Moving into the Future: Promoting safe patient handling for worker and patient safety in Massachusetts hospitals a report from the Massachusetts Hospital Ergonomic task force includes data on injuries related to patient handling in MA hospitals, best practice guidance and safe patient handling initiative in other states.
- The Veterans Affairs Department produced this Technology Resource Guide to assist in the selection of various types of lifting and moving equipment and a special resource guide bariatric patients
- Transfer Assist Devices for Safer Handling of Patients, a guide for selection and safe use developed by WorkSafeBC
- Computer ergonomics self-help guide from the University of Illinois-Urbana, Champaign