CORRECT SELECTION OF LIFT, TRANSFER AND POSITIONING EQUIPMENT
There is a wide continuum of equipment available for lifts and transfers. Often it may be challenging to determine which equipment is appropriate for the client based on their abilities and environmental barriers. Join this session to learn about the range of equipment available, client and environmental criteria that needs to be considered prior to implementation of equipment. This session will focus on mechanical lifts and slings, but alternative repositioning equipment will be discussed as well.
Session Time: 60 minutes
Session Type: PowerPoint presentation with practical application using equipment.
Session Level: Beginner to intermediate
- Participants will be able to differentiate categories of lift and transfer equipment based on functional abilities of its user.
- Participants will be able to identify the differences among slings available for lifts.
- Participants will be able to list major safety factors involved in the operation of lifting equipment.
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