Floor Mechanical Lifts

Floor Mechanical Lifts

These floor mechanical lift procedures are intended to assist Manitoba workplaces by sharing information for similar tasks, provide sample layouts, as well as to provide examples for content expectations. You can change, add or delete text in any of these documents to suit the needs of your facility.

In the following descriptions, "patient" can refer to a patient, client or resident.

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Mechanical floor lift transfer from bed to chair (Template A)
This safe work procedure describes how two workers can transfer a patient from a bed to a wheelchair using a mechanical lift.

Mechanical floor lift transfer off floor (Template A)
This safe work procedure describes how workers can use a mechanical lift to move a fallen patient from the floor to a bed.

Mechanical lift – floor model (Template B)
This safe work procedure describes how two workers can use a mechanical floor lift to move a patient.

Hovermatt and Hoverjack (Template B)
This safe work procedure describes how workers can use these air lift devices to lift a fallen patient from the floor or assist to move a patient from one surface to another such as a bed to stretcher.

Floor Lift (Template C)
This safe work procedure describes how two workers can move a patient from bed to chair using a floor lift.

Turning a Resident in Bed Using a Floor or Ceiling Lift (Template C)
This safe work procedure describes how two workers can roll or turn a patient in bed using a mechanical or ceiling lift.

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