Long-term Efficacy of an Ergonomics Program that Includes Patient-handling Devices on Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries to Nursing Personnel
Garg A, et al. | Human Factors | 2012

This articles shows that patient handling devices and safe patient handling programs may decrease patient handling injuries by as much as 59% across long term care and critical care facilities. Decreases in injuries translated into a 90% reduction in workers compensation costs in this study.

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  • Care Settings: All Care Settings
  • Clinical Focus: Safe Patient Handling & Mobility
  • Content Type: Journal Articles
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  • Reference: Garg A, Kapellusch JM. Long-term Efficacy of an Ergonomics Program that Includes Patient-handling Devices on Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries to Nursing Personnel. Human Factors. 2012; 54(4):608-625.