Flashcards in Safety Deck (9):
the way in which the body moves and maintains balance while making the most efficient use of all its parts.
base of support
keep the feet 8-10 inches apart, placing one foot slightly forward, balancing weight on both feet and pointing the toes in the direction of movement.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
division of the Department of Labor, establishes and enforces safety standards for the workplace.
set of rules designed to protect both the patient and the Health Care worker.
Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals Standard
requires employers to inform employees of all chemicals and hazards in the workplace.
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)
information sheets that must be provided by the manufacturers for all hazards in the workplace.
Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
mandates to protect health care providers fromdiseases caused by exposure to body fluids.
applies science used to promote the safety and well-being of a person by adapting the environment by using techniques to prevent injuries.