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Transfer guide

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Denmark
Languages
Danish
Provider
Industry community for the working environment for welfare and public administration

Access tool

Description

Description: 

This tool describes the key elements of good transfer of people and the prerequisites for using them. The booklet describes basic principles for good transfer, the use of assistive devices and roles in the transfer, as well as methods such as the transfer pyramid, the transfer flower and the transfer stairs. 

 

Transfer guide

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Hospital activities
Medical and dental practice activities
Residential nursing care activities
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Forceful movements
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
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: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2015