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Books in the Library
The Manual Handling Revolution by Are you a health professional who wants to feel confident about the manual handling solutions you offer people with disabilities and their caregivers? At long last there is a book that provides a framework for health professionals for solving complex manual handling problems. The Manual Handling Revolution offers simple yet powerful insights into how we think about manual handling, and guides you through a process for changing that thinking to achieve creative solutions for people with disabilities and their caregivers.
Call Number: 363.15 GAL
Publication Date: 2017
Principles of Occupational Health and Hygiene by A comprehensive overview of occupational hazards and hazardous environments encountered in a range of industries and organisational settings. In this thoroughly updated second edition, leading experts explain how to recognise, assess and control key hazards including dusts, metals, gases, noise, radiation and microbiological agents.
Call Number: 363.11 PRI
Publication Date: 2013
The Skeleton Project - Northern Health
In this video, the CEO of Northern Health (Victoria) Greg Pullen goes ‘undercover’ to find out what his staff really think about work health and safety.
Moving and Handling
This video demonstrates how to safely assist service users to move with and without equipment and develops carers’ understanding of how to reduce the risk of back injuries, along with their rights and responsibilities under health and safety law.
Bed to Chair Transfer
This snippet shows one method of transferring a patient or resident from a bed to a chair. It is relevant for an able-bodied patient with the use of a standing and walking aid. It is important to be aware of the main risk factors to yourself as carer in this task. Manual handling risks can arise due to the awkward positions that a carer may adopt as they assist the patient.
Nursing Work Health Safety Essentials - Nurses and Midwives
Part 1 in the video series that accompanies the NSWNMA Work Health and Safety Essential for Nurses and Midwives 2013 Booklet.
To view general Workplace Safety Training Videos go to:
OHS Policies - ANMF Victorian Branch