Operating rooms are highly specialized spaces where ongoing monitoring and quick response to emergencies is critical. Staff in the OR must be able to work quickly and efficiently together under pressure to ensure that patients receive the best possible care. Unfortunately, this often puts staff in the OR at risk for injury.
In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released information that shows approximately two-thirds of all injuries incurred by Certified Surgical Technologists (CSTs) are sustained through overexertion, such as repetitive motion and heavy lifting.
Reducing the number of staff injuries in the OR is a top priority for hospitals across the country. In this post, we’ll explore how simply implementing the DinamicOR Back Table Solution can help hospitals achieve this goal.
Strategies for reducing injuries
The DinamicOR Back Table Solution includes a four-tier adjustable back table and a drapery that covers the surface, as well as a Workflow Management App that can be extraordinarily useful in setup and training. The Back Table Solution can limit accidents to key personnel by
- Increasing visibility of surgical sets (up to 92 percent)
- Significantly decreasing tray movements per case
- Decreasing room setup and breakdown times
- Increasing satisfaction of the surgical staff
When there are far fewer tray movements needed, that alone eliminates a number of injuries because these instrument-laden trays can weigh as much as 40 pounds. With greater visibility of the surgical sets, there is far less searching for individual medical devices, which, in turn, can reduce stress and increase performance. With less time needed for setup and breakdown, participants can spend more time preparing for the upcoming operation.
Impact of the DinamicOR Back Table Solution
With all of the benefits that the DinamicOR Back Table Solution can provide, it’s no wonder that it is quickly becoming a popular choice for hospitals and surgical centers around the world. To learn more about how this innovative solution can help reduce injuries in your OR or to schedule a no-obligation demonstration, visit our website. We would be happy to show you how this solution can make a difference in your workplace safety. Thanks for reading!