This video provides an overview of how patient handling programs will be impacted by the aging of the workforce.  Bottom line?  Safe patient handling is important for patients and workers of all ages.

Safe-patient handling is about so much more than the equipment.  But patient handling devices are an essential component of a safe-patient-handling program.  Are you looking for a directory of patient handling device manufacturers? Click on the image below for a directory. Some of the contact information may be out of date, but this will give you an idea of the companies that create the devices you're looking for.

Are you looking for more comprehensive information about patient handling?  

Lucky for you there's a wealth of information on the internet.  

Click on the links below to hear what the experts have to say...


The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare

The Department of Veterans Affairs