Moving equipment in children's services: A health and safety solution

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Published: 01 Feb 2010
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 403.3 kB
 
Length: 2 pages
 
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

Workers in early childhood education move a lot of large and heavy items, like outdoor play equipment, bookcases, evacuation cots and children’s furniture. These activities can put them at risk of sprains, strains, fractures and soft tissue injuries.

This health and safety solution looks at the main sources of injury risk when moving furniture and equipment, and provides practical solutions.

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