Identify manual handling hazards in aged care

Section 3 Risk assessment - ACC

Safe Work NSW conducted a project to further investate manual handling injuries in the Health Care Setting.

CHCOHS312B Follow safety procedures for direct care work

Health Care Workers (and indeed workers in every industry) have a rht to a safe workplace – and that includes policies and procedures for tasks.

Hazardous <b>manual</b> tasks - SafeWork SA

Hazardous manual tasks - SafeWork SA

In fact, manual handling in the Health Care Setting causes 36% of all injury and disease claims in NSW!

Guidance on the Management of Manual Handling in Healthcare

They worked closely with 24 small, medium and large nursing homes and discovered the following areas could be worked on to improve safety: Maintaining an up-to-date injury register is an effective way to keep track of which types of activities have caused injury.


Identify manual handling hazards in aged care:

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