Manual Handling in the Workplace for Healthcare Personnel
– A Summary of Relevant Legislation and Guidance
This article summarises key aspects of legislation and guidance relevant to
manual handling in the workplace for healthcare personnel.
As with all other work based activities,...
key themes in relation to Manual handling in the health care sector and will describe the literature which supports this. This topic has been chosen as the handling of patients plays an important role in Health and Social care. NHS, (2010, p. 3) states that 'Manual handling is a core competency for staff...
Moving and handling in health and social care
These pages are for employers and employees in the health and social care sectors involved in moving and handling, particularly those who assess moving and handling needs and carry out handling activities.
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1. Manual handling operations regulations 1992 (as amended)
“manual handling operations” means any transporting or supporting of a load (including the lifting, putting down, pushing...
workers move or support an individual they are performing manual handling on that individual. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) 50% of all reported accidents are from the Health and Social sector and in particular with moving and handling. To reduce the amount of accidents and injury, there...
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What is manual handling?
Pushing, pulling, bending, stretching, lifting
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Manual handling means the moving or supporting of a load by hand or bodily force i.e. by a person as opposed to machine. This includes lifting, putting down, pushing. Pulling, carrying or moving.
Legislation: There are various pieces of legislation that cover moving and handling
Regulations and legislations
Manual Handling Operations 1992
Manual handling means more than just simply lifting or carrying something. The term is used to describe activities including; lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, moving, holding, or restraining an object, animal or person. It also...
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Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA)
• Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR) (as amended 2002)
• Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
• Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)
• Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)
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Identify the regulations covering manual handling and the risks associated with lifting and carrying children.
Manual handling includes any occasion where any item, person or object is lifted, lowered, pushed, pulled or physically moved in any way. The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require...
important part of the human body; it is the largest organ of the body and has many layers protecting internal organs, ligaments and bones. When moving and handling clients carers must be aware of any damages to the skin, breakages or grazes. Clients who are sitting or lying for long periods of time are prone...
of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1999
Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulation 1981 include amendment on 2009
The Electricity at Work regulations 1989
Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
Public-company regulations, such as the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act
Regulations affecting financial companies, companies that make loans and charge interest, such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
Regulations affecting healthcare privacy...
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
The Manual Handling Operational Regulations set specific legal requirements to ensure that employees undertaking manual handling operations at work avoid the risk of injury. The regulations place a specific duty of care on the part on both employers and...
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The Management of Health and Safety at Work (MHSW) Regulations 1999 require all employers and the self-employed to assess the risks from their work on anyone who may be affected by their activities. The Regulations require employers to carry out a systematic examination of their work...
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death. For example in 2005, two nurses gave a baby boy a dose of a drug to slow his heart, the dose was 10 times more then needed and he died.
Manual handling is a potential hazard too. By not planning how you’re going to lift something you could seriously injure your back or other body parts. Repetitive...
Role of operations management
Operations – inputs and outputs
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Inputs include things such as raw materials, labour resources, machinery, ideas and information.
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To support the company’s mission, it maintains various business systems. Every department uses these business systems to aid in daily operations. Both tactical and strategic decisions made are based on the information these systems provide. Riordan relies on these systems to provide a competitive...
Moving and handling is the single most cause of injures at work in social care settings. With this in mind are there legislation in place to protect all involved and set standards;
• The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 requires employers to avoid all reasonable manual handling...
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people suffering from this condition time to move and not to rush them. Always look for non-verbal signs of pain or discomfort. When moving and handling people who have suffered from a stroke, you will need to be aware of the extent of the stroke and what parts of the body have been affected.
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In health and social care setting it is important that Employers are responsible for the health and safety...
trips that are common accidents that result into injuries in offices.
Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1999
The management of health and safety at work regulations is when a manager is responsible for the health and safety at work for the workers, the management carries out the...
construction tutor there are some additional legislation to be aware of
Manual handling operations regulations 1992
Control of substances hazardous to health
Provision and use of working equipment regulations 1998
Woodwork machining regulations 1974
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Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 [RIDDOR]
Health and Safety of Work Act 1974
Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Legislation 2002 [COSHH]
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social care settings. You need to include sections on the following:
a) Legislation and guidelines – HASAWA, COSHH, RIDDOR, Data protection, manual handling etc.
b) Safeguarding – vulnerable adults (POVA) and children and young people etc.
c) Policies and procedures – accidents, disposal of body waste...
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Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1992 and Health and Safety [first aid] Regulation 1981, Manual Handling Operation Regulation 1992, Personer Protective* Equipment Work Regulation 1992, are some of the regulations to inform me of my roles and responsibilities to health...
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Summery of Manual Handling Policy
I have chosen to summarise a manual handling policy from my workplace. I decided this as whilst at work I use manual handling constantly throughout the day. Many of our service users need hoists, handling belts and other equipment to assist with their mobility, so...
Concept of Operations Management
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The operations function...
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Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
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