Describe the principles of body mechanics.
DefinitionDescription should include the components of good body alignment and the principles of body mechanics (e.g., ergonomics).
- Why is it important to practice good body mechanics?
- How can correct body alignment improve healthcare worker performance?
- Why is it important to communicate with the client and other healthcare workers when lifting weight?
- Why are nurses moving toward a no-lift policy?
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Common Career Technical Core
Identify existing and potential hazards to clients, coworkers, visitors, and self in the healthcare workplace.