Good practice- Manual handling in health care

Digita: 
Case study
Country: 
Austria
Languages: 
German
Provider: 
Austrian Labour Inspectorate

Descrizione

Health care has been identified as an environment exposed to physical strain. Health care workers are exposed to ergonomic risks such as heavy loads when handling of immobile patients. The Austrian Labor Inspectorate
has summarized good practical examples from the health sector in a report. You will find 12 examples of good practices including electric stand-up aids, safe load handling techniques, lifting aids and transport beds as well as training and lifting aids and transport beds.

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Language of original language description: 
German

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Attività dei servizi sanitari
Pericoli: 
Movimentazione manuale di carichi
Health effects: 
DMS non specificati
Prevention measures: 
Altro
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Tutti (nessun gruppo specifico)
Purpose of the material: 
Altro
Destinatari: 
Datori di lavoro
Medico del lavoro
Lavoratori
Priority area: 
Prevenzione
Date of Publication / Year : 
2009