Guidance on the management of manual handling in healthcare

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Guidance on the management of manual handling in healthcare

Guidance on the management of manual handling in healthcare

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Ireland
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Health and safety autority
Provider (Original)
Health and safety autority

Description

This guide provides practical information on managing the risk of injury from manual handling activities in the healthcare sector. 

 

This guide provides practical information on managing the risk of injury from manual handling activities in the healthcare sector. 

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Purpose of the material
Training
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2011