Imagine that you’ve been working with a home care consumer for over a week. Then, after transferring them from their bed to a wheelchair, you feel a pain in your back. The pain makes it difficult to work. How could this have been prevented?
You can learn more about these concerns and others at “Annual Training on Hazards of Blood-borne Pathogens in the Workplace and Preventing Workplace Injuries.” This two-hour Continuing Education course is a review of workplace safety, including common avoidable injuries, hazards of blood-borne pathogens, strategies for reducing overexertion, and avoiding and reporting “slip, trip and fall” injuries.