It’s Ergonomics Month, and there’s arguably no environment where ergonomics is more important than in healthcare, where poorly designed equipment has the potential to harm those who heal.
- Always check that the cart is unplugged from the power source before moving it. Adjust the height of the handle so it’s level with your elbows and lower the monitor so it won’t block your view when walking.
- After unlocking the wheels, remember to always push and never pull the cart.
- At your destination, reposition the cart so the keyboard is level with your elbow and the top of the monitor is level with your eyes. Remember to find your fit every time you use or move the cart!
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