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Load right when moving persons

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Sweden
Languages
English
Swedish
Provider
Arbetsmiljoverket

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Description

Description: 

This brochure provides advice for lifting right in the case of personal transfer within the care sector. It has examples of risky situations and what to consider in risk assessments. Good ergonomics are important. The brochure is also available in English (PDF).

 

Load right when moving persons

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Hospital activities
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Training
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2019