Patient full body lift case study video

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Patient full body lift case study video

Patient full body lift case study video

Type of item
Visual resources
Case study
Country
Ireland
Languages

English

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

Description

This video of a risk assessment case study shows carers lifting a bed-bound patient in order to change a mattress.  It points out the risks and gives a solution for the problems showed.  

 

 

 

 This video of a risk assessment case study shows carers lifting a bed-bound patient in order to change a mattress.  It points out the risks and gives a solution for the problems showed.  

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Poor work environment, e.g lighting
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
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource
Film
Year
2011