Ergonomic Services are offered to employees of Upstate University Hospital, Upstate University Hospital at Community General, Upstate Medical University Colleges, and Upstate Medical University support service departments. MedBest employees interested in Ergonomics Services should contact Sheila Madden, MedBest Human Resources for more information.
Step 1: Is Your Workstation Ergonomic?
Step 2: Request an Evaluation
Product Evaluation and Recommendation
Training and Education
Educational sessions can be arranged for departments or for individuals about the following: Office Ergonomics, Manual Materials Handling and Patient Care Ergonomics.
- Office Ergonomics Class
- Staff Ed TV Videos:
- Ergonomics: Safe Patient Transfer - 327
- Ergonomics: Watch Your Back - 328 (This video is also available at Community Campus in the Nursing Education office.)
- Ergonomic Injury Prevention in Healthcare for Managers
- Safe Patient Handling
- Job-Specific Training Requests, please contact us at: email@example.com
Consultation for Layout, Workstation Design and Equipment Purchase for Future or Re-Designed Areas
The Ergonomics Program can assist with planning for departmental moves or re-designs, including evaluating and choosing new products, furniture and equipment. Visit the Recommended Products page for product, furniture and equipment ideas and information.