Assisting people who have fallen: A health and safety solution

Ways to eliminate injury risk when helping patients and clients up after a fall.
Last updated

May 2011

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File type and size

PDF, 358.89 kB

Document length

2 pages

What it contains

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