Question and answer
Describe what health and safety factors need to be taken into account when moving and positioning individuals.
What you need to know In health and social care services, moving and handling injuries account for 40% of work-related sickness absence. [ Around 5000 moving and handling injuries are reported each year in health services and around 2000 in social care. Moving and handling is a key part of the working day for most employees; from moving of equipment, laundry, catering, supplies or waste to
assisting residents in moving. Over 50% of injuries arise from the moving and handling of people. Poor moving and handling practice can lead to: back pain and musculoskeletal disorders, which can lead to inability to work moving and handling accidents – which can injure both the person being moved and the employee discomfort and a lack of dignity for the person being moved You must take action to prevent or minimise the risk of injury. ]
Expert answered|OneRepublic|Points 265|
Question
Asked 2/7/2012 9:30:22 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
DEscribe how current legislation and agreed waysof working affect working practices related to moving and handling individuals.
Weegy: For which country is this? User: england (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 2/7/2012 9:27:46 AM
0 Answers/Comments
describe different types of accidents and sudden illness that may occur in own work setting
Weegy: SOME OF THEM: Back injuries claims Broken bones claims Burns and scalds claims Bursitis claims Carpal tunnel syndrome claims Construction industry accidents claims Faulty work equipment claims Falls from a height claims Fatigue claims Head injuries [ claims Hearing loss claims Hit by falling objects claims Inadequate training and protection claims Industrial accident claims Manual handling claims Neck injuries Occupational asthma claims Psychological trauma claims Repetitive strain injury claims Silicosis claims Employer responsibility Skin conditions claims Slips and trips claims Soft tissue injuries claims Spinal injuries claims Stress claims Tendon injuries claims Tinnitus claims Vibration white finger claims Welding accident and illness claims Workplace amputation claims ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 2/7/2012 9:47:14 AM
0 Answers/Comments
17,969,174 questions answered
Popular Conversations
How is the infinitive phrase used in the sentence? Morning is the ...
Weegy: To go to college is my greatest ambition. The infinitive phrase "to go to college" is used as noun as subject. ...
10/24/2014 11:04:05 AM| 5 Answers
Simplify. n 6 · n 5 · n 4 ÷ n 3 · n 2 ÷ n User: Find the ...
Weegy: What is your question? User: Simplify. y 5 ÷ y 3 · y 2 Weegy: y^5 ? y^3 ? y^2; y^8 ? y^2 = y^6 User: ...
10/24/2014 11:04:16 AM| 4 Answers
Brandon's huge collection of paper cranes come from his origami ...
Weegy: The correct sentence is: Brandon's huge collection of paper cranes comes from his origami hobby. User: ...
10/24/2014 7:48:30 AM| 3 Answers
William H. Crawford represented which ...
10/24/2014 7:25:41 AM| 2 Answers
Is the sentence compound, or is it simple with a compound verb? You ...
Weegy: Verb is a word (part of speech) that in syntax conveys an action (bring, read, walk, run, learn), an occurrence ...
10/24/2014 7:51:29 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
L
Points 2607 [Total 14982]| Ratings 0| Comments 2607| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
P
C
1
L
Points 1631 [Total 11112]| Ratings 4| Comments 1591| Invitations 0|Online
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 896 [Total 13125]| Ratings 0| Comments 896| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 615 [Total 2014]| Ratings 0| Comments 615| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 505 [Total 6299]| Ratings 3| Comments 475| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 482 [Total 482]| Ratings 0| Comments 452| Invitations 3|Offline
S
Points 454 [Total 455]| Ratings 6| Comments 394| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 277 [Total 277]| Ratings 1| Comments 267| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
Points 48 [Total 6282]| Ratings 0| Comments 48| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 40 [Total 1257]| Ratings 1| Comments 30| Invitations 0|Online
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.