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Body mechanics

Positioning the body so all parts are supported correctly

1

How many inches should you keep your feet to maintain a broad base of support

8-10

2

What are your strongest muscles

Shoulders, upper arms, hips, and thighs

3

Whenever possible what should you do

Push pull or slide

4

What is the third prong on an electric plug

Ground

5

How many times should you read a label on a bottle

Three times

6

What is ergonomics

promotes safety to prevent injuries

7

Occupational safety and health administration (OSHA)

Established the safety standards for occupational exposure to body fluids

16

You should bend from the what

Hips not the waist

17

What should you do if your carrying heavy objects

Hold then close to the body

18

What should you avoid when picking up objects

Twisting

19

If a patient is to heavy for you what should you do

Ask for help

20

What is the bloodborne pathogen standard

Mandates to protect health care providers from diseases caused by exposure to body fluids

21

What are the three diseases that can be contracted by exposure to body fluids

Hepatitis b hepatitis c and HIV