Bed Making and Cleaning in Healthcare

Developed by: Workers Compensation Board of British Columbia

Description: A document outlining potential musculoskeletal disorder risks in three tasks: making beds, moving furniture to clean around beds, and cleaning the floor under beds. Each task comes with pictures for reference, descriptions of risk factors specific to those tasks, and potential ways to control those risk factors. The information is targeted to workers preparing folding/adjustable hospital-style or similar beds.

Keywords: bed, sheet, cleaning, furniture, floor, healthcare, hospital

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