TITLE

Center reduces falls with lift champion, ergonomics

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jul2007, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A surgery center in California has practically eliminated falls with a comprehensive program that includes an ergonomic specialist to train staff. The program emphasizes staff recognition for practices that reduce falls. • The center improved its efforts to track falls. • Some policies and procedures were revised extensively. • Individual staff members are rewarded for their efforts.
ACCESSION #
25829886

 

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