The Health and Safety Authority on its website has asked the Irish healthcare sector to submit case studies in relation to three work related accident triggers. These are:
– Manual handling (which incorporates patient handling work activities);
– Slips, trips and falls; and
– Work related violence and aggression.
They state the aim is for people within the healthcare sector to share their knowledge, practical experiences and insights, and illustrate that solutions do exist to these occupational health and safety challenges. The HSA plan to publish the case studies that illustrate the best solutions to health and safety challenges on its website.
More information here.