Document from the Ontario Safety Association for Community & Healthcare. Provides guidance to community and health care workplace parties, health and safety professionals, and other stakeholders in understanding the hazards and controls of client handling. Also provides tools for developing and implementing a prevention program strategy and action plan. (228 pages pdf)
Keywords: Healthcare, Nursing, Patient Handling, Back, Neck, Shoulder, Force, Posture, Engineering, Administrative, Training, Best Practices Implementation, Client Handling, Program Development
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