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Back Injury Prevention Health Care Workers: Design of Institutional Equipment and Facilities Mobile App

The Back Injury Prevention Health Care Workers: Design of Institutional Equipment and Facilities mobile app is designed to provide general guidance for employers and employees about how to prevent back injury as a result of lifting and moving patients and residents. The app covers A Design of Institutional Equipment and Facilities . The information suggests some desirable design characteristics for equipment and facilities. For exact design specifications or product line availability, consult with equipment suppliers or manufacturers. It may be useful in settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, board and care homes, and during the provision of home health care. The app is based on currently available information, but the study of how to prevent back injuries is a dynamic process and new information is constantly being developed. Ask your staff for their ideas and input. GoCanvas apps can easily be edited and customized. You can easily find data with GoCanvas by just searching by the date submitted.

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    The following information suggests some desirable design characteristics for equipment and facili...

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    Adjustability

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    Easily adjustable (e.

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    Height ranges that allow upright working postures, use of lifts, and facilitate patient or reside...

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    Brakes, controls and handholds positioned to allow upright working postures (i.

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    Size and weight

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    Able to fit into rooms, down hallways or other spaces

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    Easy to move (e.

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    Brakes which hold

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    Foot boards which attach securely

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    Can move easily

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    Not too high or wide to see over or around

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    Handles at approximately waist height

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    Storage or retrieval of items does not require bending too low, reaching too high or far

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    Have wheels which roll easily and smoothly

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    High enough to fit over to

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    Brakes, which lock and hold effectively, on at least two wheels

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    Removable commode bucket for toileting

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    Comfortable commode seat

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    Safety belt

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    Adjustable or removable arm and footrests

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    Heavy enough to be stable

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    Light enough to move easily

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    Have wheels or casters which roll easily and have good brakes

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    Not too big or bulky (e.

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    Easy to adjust, move and steer

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    Coverings not too slippery (e.

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