Download the computer and desk stretches to use as a guide for daily stretching.
A supervisor or manager over the department can request for an ergonomic consultation to be done for the department.
The Ergonomics Program is here to help you work in comfort and safety! Ergonomics is the science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the ability of the worker. The use of ergonomic practices in the workplace can: increase your comfort lessen the chance of an injury make your job easier You can conduct your...
A discussion about risks associated with a sedentary office environment.
If you have completed the self-conducted workstation evaluation but are still having trouble with your workstation, or if your provider thinks you need individual attention, we offer individual ergonomic evaluations conducted at your workplace.
How to utilize the assets and address the concerns of a maturing workforce.
Wilma Traughber, RN, MSN and Ergonomist, offers tips on how to safely talk, text and check emails from any mobile device.
This Wellcast has great insight and tips to help care givers and nurses lessen their risk of causing an injury when moving a patient.
The Smooth Moves Patient Handling Program at Vanderbilt Medical Center is a comprehensive program designed to prevent musculoskeletal injuries in nurses and other caregivers from patient handling and movement. The program also monitors the effects of those injuries on the bedside caregivers and the institution. The Smooth Moves program includes: Policies to support eliminating or...
The Smooth Moves Safe Patient Handling Program at Vanderbilt Emma Mills of Occupational Health talks to Kristy Bishop, RN, Clinical Ergonomist for the Smooth Moves Program at Vanderbilt, about the Smooth Moves Initiative. Kristy explains the types of safe patient handling care equipment that Vanderbilt provides to employees to provide safer care for moving patients and...