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5.3 explain situations that may require additional support, necessary for safer moving and handling within the social care setting
The National Nuclear Security Administration travels the globe, [ locating unsecured (or poorly-secured) weapons grade Uranium and bringing it back to the United States for safe keeping so it doesn't fall into the hands of terrorists or countries like Iran and North Korea, who would just love the opportunity to nuke us into the Stone Age. To date, they have secured more than 1500 pounds of
weaponized radioactive materials. That's just the tip of the iceberg. THAT would definitely require additional support. Instead, we are slashing their budget "to create jobs." ]
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Weegy: Health and social care Safety topics Moving and handling in health and social care Rate this pageOne starTwo starsThree starsFour starsFive stars Share Free updates Bookmark Follow HSE on Twitter: Health and social care services Who regulates health [ and social care Frequently asked questions Health and social care services A-Z Safety alerts Safety topics Slips and trips Falls from windows Moving and handling Sonography work Workplace violence Safe use of bed rails Electric profiling beds Scalding and burning Equipment safety Health topics Domiciliary care RIDDOR in health and social care News and events Resources Subscribe Related content Public services homepage Laboratories Legionnaires' disease Slips and trips microsite Violence Stress Skin at work microsite Musculoskeletal disorders microsite Infections at work COSHH Asthma and healthcare workers Gas safety Electrical safety 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. What you need to know What the law says What you need to do What are your duties? Carrying out a risk assessment Identifying the risk Generic risk assessments Individual risk assessments Monitoring and review Summary checklist: Carrying out a risk assessment Do I need a manual handling policy? Types of moving and handling equipment Using hoists safely Maintenance of lifting equipment Case studies and research 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. ] (More)
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