Publications related to Moving and Handling

  • Welsh Manual Handling Passport Scheme version 2.1 Jan 2010
  • National back Exchange (NBE) Moving and Handling in the community and
    Residential Care, 2015
  • NBE Leaflet 003 Jan 2015 ‘Choosing a sling for your hoist’
  • NBE leaflet 004 Jan 2015 ‘Safer use of hoists’
  • Moving and Handling people, An illustrated guide 2013.Clinical skills
    Ltd ISBN 978-0-9565110-1-0
  • Work related Musculoskeletal Disorders(WRMSD’s) Statistics,Great Britain 2015. WWW.hse.gov.uk/statistics/causdis/musculoskeletal/msd.pdf
  • HSE books Ergonomics & Human Factors at work INDG 90 (rev 3)
  • HSE books Five steps to Risk assessment INDG 163(rev 4) 2014
  • Guide to the Handling of People 6th Edition ‘a systems based approach’  Back care
  • Manual Handling in Health & Social Care, ‘An A-Z of the Law’ by Michael Mandelstam
  • Evidence Based Patient Handling‘Tasks, equipment and interventions’ Hignett et al

NBE Books/Leaflets

  • Standards in Manual Handling
  • Manual Handling of Children
  • Moving & Handling of Plus Size People
  • Safer Moving & Handling in the Perioperative Environment
  • The Safe Handling of a Manual Wheelchair (leaflet)
  • Working at or near floor level (leaflet)

NBE Publications: www.nationalbackexchange.org order on web site


Web based Publications 2014

  • HSE Publication 2014: HSG 220 (2nd Edition) Health & Safety in Care Homes
    ISBN 9780717663682 www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg220.htm
  • NHS Scotland: NHS Inform self management advice for back pain (Feb 2014)
  • Back problems PDF (559 KB) 
  • Back in control PDF (534 KB) 
  • This replaces ‘Scottish backs’ as an online resource for self management of back pain
    www.nhsinform.co.uk/MSK/back          
  • Statutory Guidance to accompany the Social Care (self directed support) (Scotland) Act 2013    Website publication date: April 01, 2014, ISBN 9781784123482 www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2014/04/5438/0
  • The guidance covers adults, children, young carers and adult carers. 
  • Manual Handling – Does it take Two? (2014) Prism Medical, HFH Consulting and University of Salford ‘Exposing the Myth’ www.prismmedical.co.uk/doesittaketwo/     
  • A new white paper challenging the perceived necessity for two handlers
  • Care Inspectorate publications 2014  www.careinspectorate.com
  • The Care Inspectorate are the official body responsible for inspecting standards of care in Scotland and have a number of useful publications on their website including information on quality indicators to be used for evaluating services (Care Inspectorate also known as Social Care & Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS) 

Web based Publications 2012 – 2013