Shows potential hazards, and how to avoid them, for home care workers whose workplace is the home. It shows what to look for and what to do when a hazard is identified. It encourages home care workers to avoid slips, trips and spills, as wel as awkward postures, to use correct manual handling and what to look for with chemicals and electrical equipment as well as hygiene precautions.
Topics covered include: Client behaviour; Changing sheets on a bed; Clothes washing; Cleaning bathrooms; Vacuuming; and Washing floors. 8 minutes.