Home care occupational health and safety compliance kit

How to control the most common hazardous tasks in the home care sector.

Published: 01 Jun 2011
File type: PDF
File size: 5.54 MB
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

This kit describes duties under health and safety law, and gives an overview of controlling risks. It compiles health and safety solutions for 7 of the most hazardous tasks for workers in home care services:

  • vacuuming
  • mopping
  • showering or bathing people in the home
  • moving and lifting people in the home
  • cleaning bathrooms
  • making beds
  • transporting people and equipment in beds

There is also a guidance note on client needs assessment and care planning.