Assisting people who have fallen: A health and safety solution

Guidance on ways to eliminate or reduce injury risk when helping patients and clients up after a fall.

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Published: 01 May 2011
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 358.89 kB
 
Length: 2 pages
 
Reading level: Easy

What it contains

Employees risk injury when manually helping someone up after they have fallen. This health and safety solution provides ways to eliminate or reduce the risk.

It includes step-by-step guides to helping someone transfer to a chair from the floor when they can help themselves, and when using an electric sling hoist or electric hoist with stretcher frame.