Dr. NK Singh discusses with Teera why back belts offer a false sense of security and how it's better to do core strengthening instead. Dr. Singh is the an Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt Orthopedics Sports Medicine.
A supervisor or manager can request an ergonomic consultation for a department.
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.
A discussion about risks associated with a sedentary office environment.
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...
Vanderbilt faculty and staff can conduct an office workstation ergonomic evaluation using this online guided assessment tool.