Ergonomics for Healthcare Sector

HFEM-SOCSO Program (6) 2017

Ergonomics for Healthcare Sector is a program organized by HFEM and supported by SOCSO. This program has been successfully held at KPJ Seremban Specialist, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan.

The first session started with a SOCSO representative delivered information about the SOCSO and benefits of SOCSO’s contributors.  After the morning tea break, the participants were introduced to definition and concept of ergonomics. Several examples of hospital case-studies were used as exercises for participants in order to test their understanding of ergonomics concept at healthcare environment and workplace.

Further exploration of one concept (fatigue) in human factor model was deeply used to provide the understanding of direct factors, influencing factors and intervention in healthcare settings.  In the final session, participants were also introduced to several types of stretching exercises to practice and perform in future.

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