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Title

Determining Risks and Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Workplace Unit

Academic Level at Time of Presentation

Senior

Major

Nursing

Minor

none

List all Project Mentors & Advisor(s)

Dr. Marcia Hobbs

Presentation Format

Poster Presentation

Abstract/Description

Though training and vast information are provided in attempts to prevent musculoskeletal injuries in the healthcare workplace, there is still a high rate of injuries taking place. This study aims to understand the causative factors for frequent occurrences of injuries in the nursing and hospital unit and provide feedback on reducing the incidences.

Location

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

Start Date

November 2016

End Date

November 2016

Affiliations

Nursing

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Determining Risks and Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Workplace Unit

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

Though training and vast information are provided in attempts to prevent musculoskeletal injuries in the healthcare workplace, there is still a high rate of injuries taking place. This study aims to understand the causative factors for frequent occurrences of injuries in the nursing and hospital unit and provide feedback on reducing the incidences.