Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics 2.01 Understand safety procedures 1.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics 2.01 Understand safety procedures 1."— Presentation transcript:

1 Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics 2.01 Understand safety procedures 1

2 Healthcare Professional Safety Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics  The efficient movement and balance of the body 2.01 Understand safety procedures 2

3 Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics Reasons for use: Best use of muscles Makes lifting, pulling, and pushing easier Prevents unnecessary fatigue and strain Saves energy Prevents injury 2.01 Understand safety procedures 3

4 Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics Body Mechanics 1- Maintain a broad base of support 2.01 Understand safety procedures 4

5 Healthcare Professional Safety Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics 2- Bend at the hips and knees; get close to the person or object get close to the person or object 2.01 Understand safety procedures 5

6 Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics 3- Use the strongest muscles 2.01 Understand safety procedures 6

7 Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics 4- Use your body weight to help push or pull or pull 2.01 Understand safety procedures 7

8 Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics 5- Carry heavy objects close to the body 2.01 Understand safety procedures 8

9 Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics 6- Avoid twisting the body 2.01 Understand safety procedures 9

10 Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics 7- Avoid bending for extended periods 2.01 Understand safety procedures 10

11 Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics 8- Get help if the person or object is too heavy for you to lift 2.01 Understand safety procedures 11

12 Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics Rules: 1 Maintain a broad base of support 2 Bend at the hips and knees to get close to the person or object 3 Use the strongest muscles 4 Use your body weight to help push, or pull 5 Carry heavy objects close to the body 6 Avoid twisting the body 7 Avoid bending for extended periods 8 Get help if the person or object is too heavy for you to lift 2.01 Understand safety procedures 12


Download ppt "Healthcare Professional Safety Body Mechanics 2.01 Understand safety procedures 1."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google