describe the main points of legislation that relate to moving and handling
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
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