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Moving & Positioning

Good Practice & Legislation

Useful links

We've listed here various organisations which will have useful best practice information on this topic.

Care Quality Commission

Health and Safety Executive

Skills for Care


Here are some booklets, guidelines and information on moving and positioning.

Moving and handling is a key part of the working day for most employees; from moving  equipment, laundry, catering, supplies or waste to assisting residents in moving - key advice from the Health and Safety Executive.

A brief guide to manual handling at work from the HSE

A Skills for Care booklet and lone worker safety guide which includes information on moving and positioning.