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to sit up with the legs over the side of the bed in order to regain balance
the science of designing equipment, areas and tasks to make them safer and to suit the worker's abilities
position in which a person is in a semi-sitting position
a belt made of canvas or other heavy material used to help people who are weak, unsteady, or uncoordinated to stand, sit, or walk; also called a transfer belt
position in which a person is lying on either side
moving a person as a unit, without disturbing the alignment of the body
special equipment used to lift and move or lift and weigh a person; also called hydraulic lift
acronym that stands for work-related musculoskeletal disorders
the act of helping people into positions that will be comfortable and healthy for them
the way a person holds and positions his body
position in which a person is lying on his or her stomach
rubbing or friction resulting from the skin moving one way and the bone underneath it remaining fixed or moving in the opposite direction
position in which a person is in a left side-lying position with the upper knee flexed and raised toward the chest
position in which a person is lying flat on his or her back
a belt made of canvas or other heavy material used to help people who are weak, unsteady, or uncoordinated to stand, sit, or walk; also called a gait belt