Safe client handling and mobility in the home care environment

This RiskTopic explores possibilities regarding why home healthcare workers may be injured while assisting in client care, particularly when aiding in mobility and client handling. It also offers guidance regarding how workers may safely move clients using safe client handling techniques and any available mobility technology.

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July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Slip, trip and fall prevention in the home healthcare environment

Employee injuries from slipping, tripping and/or falling in the home healthcare setting are generally the first or second most frequent type of employee injury for the typical home healthcare operation. These incidents may be very costly and result in serious injury to the employee. Although they are preventable in some circumstances, it may be more difficult to implement normal controls because the

July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|