Risk assessment – identifying the best options. Carole Johnson Freelance Manual Handling Adviser. Evidence. Well designed meta analysis of >1 randomised control study Randomised control study Well designed control study without randomisation
Freelance Manual Handling Adviser
Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
To inspire us to make our manual handling decisions making more measurable.
3rd September 2012
20th April 2012
Julie, age 5 recent diagnosis (within last 18 months) of a muscular dystrophy
Underweight (16 kg)
Shuffles around home on her bottom
Head and trunk control if remains in the mid line.
How will Julie transfer from the floor to her wheelchair?
Manual Handling of Children, NBE 2011
Handling of People, (5th Edition) BackCare 2005
Handling of People, (6th Edition) BackCare 2011
Handle with Care, Scottish Commission for Children and Young People 2008
Moving And Handling SEN Magazine July 2009
Back Care - Looking after the Workforce PIR Magazine April 2011