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(UK) Occupational Health and Safety in Healthcare: Pushing or Pulling of Loads Mobile App

The (UK) Occupational Health and Safety in Healthcare: Pushing or Pulling of Loads mobile app is a guide to prevention and good practice in the healthcare sector aims at improving health and safety standards in health institutions in the EU. Health service workers engaged in different areas or activities are exposed to quite different types of risk. The app focuses on Pushing or Pulling of Loads. Before lifting a load, you need to plan and prepare for the task. Is it really necessary to lift the load? Can you avoid lifting? Can you get help? You can auto-populate a GoCanvas form with data provided by a reference file.

  • Lendlease
  • The Cooperative
  • PG&E
  • Red Bull
  • Mirvac

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    Pushing or pulling of loads

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    It is important that:

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    any pushing and pulling is done using the body’s own weight; put your feet in step position and l...

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    you push equipment rather than pull, when possible;

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    you keep your arms close to the body and push with the whole body and not just arms;

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    you ensure you have good visibility and that the load is stable;

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    you remove unnecessary objects to minimise weight;

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    you avoid obstacles that could cause abrupt stops;

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    you have enough grip on the floor to be able to lean forwards/backwards (suitable footwear?

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    you avoid twisting and bending your back;

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    you avoid awkwardly pushing with one hand and holding freestanding equipment with the other;

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    the wheels should be an appropriate size;

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    routine maintenance is performed on all equipment so that handling devices are well maintained an...

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    you take defective equipment out of service;

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    floors are hard, even and clean.

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    Date

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