The Importance Of Manual Handling

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Manual handling can be defined as “any transporting or supporting of a load (including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof) by hand or by bodily force” (Adriaanse et al, 2016). This kind of activity or practice may require an individual to use his physical force in order to move, life, carry, supporting a load and so. This type of task may be put into the category of manual handling. In this activity the weight of the item can be very important thing because it determines related aspects in manual handling. This practice has importance in health contexts and it could be very effective into a number of situations. There are also risks of many kinds involved in this practice. Manual handling has become more…show more content…
There are many things that I learnt from this CPD activity such as the potential risks of manual handling. Such risks are very much dangerous and there are many factors which make these risks even more dangerous. So, in order to respond such risks well, it is important to understand the nature of the risk, at the same time, it is equally important to learn the ways to avoid or lessen those risks. The other important thing that I learnt is that manual handling follows a number of techniques or methods which can be used in order to ensure maximum care. In the end, manual handling is an important activity which can be used to achieve better results. How did you change or improve your practice as a result? As a result of the learning experience and the learnt things can be incorporated with my knowledge as well as practice. The main things which I learnt I used them in improving manual handling skills in my practical field. Especially, the part which is about risks involved in manual handling and ways to avoid risks is the best thing to learn here which I have used to improve manual handling practice. It should be remembered that this practice is sensitive job therefore; all the necessary precautions should be taken first. How is this relevant to the…show more content…
Basic life support may be many different types and its operational procedures may depend upon the situations in which a patient is. The operations of basic life support are largely determined by the type or nature of situation for instance if patient is in a kind of situation as drowning then likewise basic life support is given and which may vary if the patient had another situation as chocking, cardiac arrest and so. This should be understood that basic life support may not necessarily include use of medications or any other drugs. The later condition of any patient suffering from any critical situation may depend upon the type of basis life support intervention which is given at the primary stage (Groenendijk et al,

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