Paediatric Manual Handling - Guidance for Physiotherapists

This publication has been produced as a guidance for paediatric physiotherapists to enable them to comply with current legislation and to provide them with background information as a useful resource for carrying out risk assessments both in their workplace (domestic, community, or hospital environment) and on the babies, children and young people with whom they work.  It is updated edition of the 2002 publication.

The publication includes a section covering guidance on completing a manual handling risk assessment and individual manual handling plan, as well as looking at some of the common manual handling risks encountered when working with babies, children and young people.

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This document was due for review in July 2013 and is currently in a queue of updates.