Home care occupational health and safety compliance kit

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


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.