OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 14 Lifting and Handling Loads

Section 209.2 Patient/client/resident handling

(1) An employer must develop and implement a safe patient/client/resident handling program if workers are required to lift, transfer or reposition patients/clients/residents.

(2) The program required by subsection (1) must include an annual evaluation of its effectiveness at preventing worker injuries.

(3) An employer must ensure that workers follow the safe handling program required by subsection (1).

(4) Workers must follow the safe handling program required by subsection (1).