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March 11th, 2013
Episode 87 of 175 episodes
Caregivers and healthcare workers who must lift patients as part of their daily job can face challenges with this particular task. While mechanical lifts make it much easier to move and lift patients and can help reduce the ergonomic risks associated with manual patient handling, they can also introduce other workplace hazards. Listen to this podcast for tips on how to reduce risk while using patient lifts. Released: March 11, 2013 File Size: 6.9 KB Length: 7:20 minutes