This 2009 document from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) describes a positive and effective approach to securing management commitment and employee participation towards a successful safer patient handling program. Lifting and transferring challenges, and potential solutions are highlighted. Application of these principles to ergonomics issues in other nursing home departments, such as maintenance, housekeeping, and food service, are outlined. Helpful case studies are included.
Get your copy here: OSHA Guidelines for Nursing Homes
or Here: https://www.osha.gov/ergonomics/guidelines/nursinghome/