Guidelines for Nursing Homes
OSHA 3182-3R 2009
Below find helpful tools found in the Patient Handling and Movement Assessments: A White Paper issued by the Facility Guidelines Institute, April 2010:
In its interest in reaching out to Long Term Care facilities, the ASPHP Long Term Care committee has developed a brochure that introduces the science and practice of safe patient handling and mobility.
The LTC committee has also devised a Self-Assessment tool.
OSHA has released its Safe Patient Handling Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders in Nursing Homes brochure