Good practice- Manual handling in health care
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.