UPCOMING Live Events
Ergonomics of Non-Patient Care TasksContains 3 Component(s), 0.20 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 05/16/2018 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 -Patient handling is a large and recognized cause of musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) injuries in healthcare operations. But on the flip side are a multitude of exposures to MSD risk factors in non-patient care tasks. These include housekeeping, central services, supply, laboratory, facilities, data and records, and other clinic tasks. Effective healthcare ergonomics programs address exposures in both patient handling and non-patient handling tasks.
60 Minutes on 35 Microseconds: Impulse Noise from Weapons FireContains 3 Component(s), 0.20 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 05/30/2018 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Wednesday May 30, 2018 - Most things a Safety Professional should know about impulse noise from weapons fire. Safety Professionals and Risk Managers in the Public Sector may be responsible for protecting employees from the hazards of impulse noise, specifically from exposure during weapons fire in the training environment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics there were over 1.7 million people employed in the Police and Security Service Industry in 2016. Efforts to reduce hearing loss from hazardous impulse noise in many ways have fallen behind the efforts to mitigate continuous noise. There are some misconceptions and some deaf spots, so this webinar will help clear the fog and assist you in your efforts to serve a population exposed to a hazard that can do permanent damage in one stroke.