# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 2144783588

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Use proper body mechanics when performing job functions.

Definition

Use should include the following:
  • Transport patients using proper body mechanics.
  • Transfer patients using proper body mechanics.
  • Transfer patients using task-appropriate lifting equipment in accordance with National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) guidelines.
  • Manually lift and transfer patients.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the correct technique for lifting a load?
  • What is the number one injury among healthcare workers?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

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Personal Care