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Author Mandelstam, Michael, 1956-

Title Manual handling in health and social care : an A-Z of law and practice / Michael Mandelstam
Published London, England ; Philadelphia, PA, USA : Jessica Kingsley, 2002


Description 1 online resource (270 pages)
Contents Manual Handling in Health and Social Care; Contents; Introduction; At-a-glance: list of terms in A-Z List; At-a-glance: list of cases (by occupation of claimant and by type of case); At-a-glance: alphabetical list of cases; Overview; A-Z List; References
Summary A practical understanding of the law is essential for all those involved in the manual handling of adults and children (as patients, clients or pupils), whether in 'hands-on', managing, commissioning or advisory roles. To this end, Manual Handling in Health and Social Care presents an accessible overview of manual handling legislation, legal case law, national guidance, policy and practice. Applicable primarily to England, Scotland and Wales, it covers both employee safety under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations and wider health and safety at work legislation, and also patient and cli
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (267-270)
Notes Print version record
Subject Lifting and carrying -- Safety regulations -- Great Britain
Lifting and carrying -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain
Lifting -- adverse effects
Transportation of Patients -- legislation & jurisprudence
Accidents, Occupational -- legislation & jurisprudence
Safety Management -- legislation & jurisprudence
Public Health & Safety Law.
Social Welfare & Social Services.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Health & Safety.
Lifting and carrying -- Law and legislation.
Lifting and carrying -- Safety regulations.
SUBJECT United Kingdom
Subject Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1417505176