Supporting Ergonomic Health
A variety of interventions are available to help dental hygienists reduce their risk of work-related injury.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in dental hygienists.
- Discuss the etiology of workrelated injuries among oral health professionals.
- List the ergonomic interventions that can help oral health professionals protect themselves from MSDs.
Issued April 2019. Expires April 30 , 2022