Most large facilities, especially large hospitals, are like small self-contained cities, and have extensive in-house support services. These include buildings and grounds, material and supply management, loading docks and receiving areas, laundry supply and processing, patient transport, environmental and custodial services, pharmacy, dietary services, security, and many administrative departments. Each of these functions has their own unique physical challenges. P.S. Associates has extensive experience providing ergonomics consulting for each of these support services. By improving ergonomics, and making jobs safer and easier, the quality and efficiency of service delivery can improve significantly.