Ergonomic solutions guide. For the Safe Motherhood Program (SMP). For the dental hygienist position

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Ergonomic solutions guide. For the Safe Motherhood Program (SMP). For the dental hygienist position

Guide de solutions ergonomiques. Pour le Programme pour une maternité sans danger (PMSD). Pour le poste d’hygiéniste dentaire

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Canada
Languages

French

Provider
Provider (English)
Occupational Health Public Health Network
Provider (Original)
Réseau de santé publique en santé au travail

Description

Ergonomic solutions guide for dental office employers, produced to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries for dental hygienists (HDs) following an ergonomic intervention carried out in Lanaudière in 2018, by Julie Lévesque and Shawn Crossan, as part of the provincial project to harmonize medico-environmental recommendations for HD positions in private practice.

Guide de solutions ergonomiques destiné aux employeurs de cabinets dentaires, produits afin de réduire les risques de lésions musculosquelettiques pour les hygiénistes dentaires (HD) à la suite d’une intervention ergonomique réalisée dans Lanaudière en 2018, par Julie Lévesque et Shawn Crossan, dans le cadre du projet provincial d’harmonisation des recommandations médico-environnementales pour les postes d’HD en cabinet privé.

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Language of original language description

French

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Pregnant workers
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Year
2019