Safe Patient Handling

December 2011
NIOSH Docket Number 072

The presentation, “Safe Patient Handling and Movement Principles”, was developed by NIOSH and its partners, the American Nurses Association and the Veterans Health Administration’s Patient Safety Center, to improve work practices for patient care workers. This presentation is designed for use in training by schools of nursing.

Material Under Evaluation

Draft Presentation, “Safe Patient Handling and Movement Principles,” January 2006;

Final—”Safe Patient Handling Training for Schools of Nursing;” DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2009-127; March 2010;

Submissions from the Public in Order of Receipt

Submission to the docket from Rosen (NYS Public Employees Federation) – 3/2/06pdf icon [PDF – 32 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 3/2/06pdf icon [PDF – 39 KB]

Submission to the docket from Cisler (Aspirus Wausau Hospital) – 3/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 20 KB]

Submission to the docket from D’Agostino (William Rainey Harper College) – 3/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 29 KB]

Submission to the docket from Goddard (US Army Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Medicine) – 3/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 127 KB]

Submission to the docket from Marcyes (Texas Department of Insurance) – 3/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 18 KB]

Submission to the docket from Morse (ErgoCenter, University of Connecticut Health Center) – 3/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 59 KB]

Submission to the docket from Smith (St. Anthony’s Hospital) – 3/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 20 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 3/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 19 KB]

Submission to the docket from Fell-Carlson (Peak) – 3/4/06pdf icon [PDF – 19 KB]

Submission to the docket from Ceci (St. Jersey Healthcare-Regional Medical Center) – 3/5/06pdf icon [PDF – 31 KB]

Submission to the docket from Allen (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing) – 3/6/06pdf icon [PDF – 26 KB]

Submission to the docket from Erndwein (Delaware Valley Insurance Trusts) – 3/6/06pdf icon [PDF – 34 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 3/6/06pdf icon [PDF – 45 KB]

Submission to the docket from Noettl (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago – 3/7/06pdf icon [PDF – 20 KB]

Submission to the docket from Sanguiliano (University of Maryland) – 3/7/06pdf icon [PDF – 25 KB]

Submission to the docket from Brown (Gimme a Lift) – 3/8/06pdf icon [PDF – 43 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 3/8/06pdf icon [PDF – 16 KB]

Submission to the docket from Schuler (Mercy Hospital School of Nursing) – 3/8/06pdf icon [PDF – 27 KB]

Submission to the docket from Knight-Frank (San Joaquin General Hospital) – 3/9/06pdf icon [PDF – 24 KB]

Submission to the docket from Pennick (Tri State Memorial Hospital) – 3/9/06pdf icon [PDF – 28 KB]

Submission to the docket from Potts (VAMC Poplar Bluff) – 3/10/06pdf icon [PDF – 18 KB]

Submission to the docket from Ransom (Medical University of Ohio at Toledo) – 3/11/06pdf icon [PDF – 32 KB]

Submission to the docket from Armington (Intermountain Employee Health Services) – 3/13/06pdf icon [PDF – 19 KB]

Submission to the docket from Eberhardt (St. Francis Healthcare Campus) – 3/13/06pdf icon [PDF – 20 KB]

Submission to the docket from Ilnicki (San Francsico General Hospital Medical Center) – 3/13/06pdf icon [PDF – 20 KB]

Submission to the docket from Rockweit (PVAMC) – 3/23/06pdf icon [PDF – 18 KB]

Submission to the docket from Strain (Owensboro Medical Health System) – 3/24/06pdf icon [PDF – 39 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 3/28/06pdf icon [PDF – 18 KB]

Submission to the docket from Radsma (University of Maine at Fort Kent) – 3/28/06pdf icon [PDF – 19 KB]

Submission to the docket from Thornton (Auburn University Montgomery) – 3/28/06pdf icon [PDF – 20 KB]

Submission to the docket from Gathings (Carolina’s Medical Center) – 3/30/06pdf icon [PDF – 22 KB]

Submission to the docket from Doro (Confident Care Corporation) – 4/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 34 KB]

Submission to the docket from Ronning (Grand Valley State University) – 4/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 21 KB]

Submission to the docket from Greenfield (American Health Care Association) – 4/5/06pdf icon [PDF – 33 KB]

Submission to the docket from Voight (AORN) – 4/8/06pdf icon [PDF – 20 KB]

Submission to the docket from Santoleri (Genesis HealthCare Corporation) – 4/10/06pdf icon [PDF – 215 KB]

Submission to the docket from Saunders (Daytona Beach Community College) – 4/10/06pdf icon [PDF – 29 KB]

Submission to the docket from Spamer (Northside Hospital) – 4/11/06pdf icon [PDF – 18 KB]

Submission to the docket from King (Stephens County Hospital) – 4/12/06pdf icon [PDF – 19 KB]

Submission to the docket from Knopick (Gwinnett Co. Department of Fire and Emergency Services) – 4/14/06pdf icon [PDF – 29 KB]

Submission to the docket from Northcutt (CALEX Ambulance) – 4/14/06pdf icon [PDF – 22 KB]

Submission to the docket from Couch (Saint Francis Hospital at Broken Arrow) – 4/17/06pdf icon [PDF – 33 KB]

Submission to the docket from Erickson (Cook Hospital and Nursing Home) – 4/17/06pdf icon [PDF – 74 KB]

Submission to the docket from Powers (private person) – 4/19/06pdf icon [PDF – 36 KB]

Submission to the docket from Haney (Mercy School of Nursing) – 4/24/06pdf icon [PDF – 26 KB]

Submission to the docket from de Ruiter (Allina Hospitals and Clinics) – 4/25/06pdf icon [PDF – 25 KB]

Submission to the docket from Flanigan (RTW) – 4/25/06pdf icon [PDF – 32 KB]

Submission to the docket from Krautscheid (University of Portland, School of Nursing) – 4/25/06pdf icon [PDF – 20 KB]

Submission to the docket from Ramos (University of Massachusetts – Lowell) – 4/25/06pdf icon [PDF – 27 KB]

Submission to the docket from Edmiston (Bellville Hospital) – 4/27/06pdf icon [PDF – 24 KB]

Submission to the docket from Jevas (Grady Memorial Hospital) – 5/1/06pdf icon [PDF – 19 KB]

Submission to the docket from Zeismann (Halton Healthcare Services) – 5/2/06pdf icon [PDF – 8,398 KB]

Submission to the docket from Wilburn (private person) – 5/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 22 KB]

Submission to the docket from Sweeney (private person) – 5/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 39 KB]

Submission to the docket from Woodberry (Phelps Memorial Hospital Center) – 5/4/06pdf icon [PDF – 28 KB]

Submission to the docket from Gerwig (private person) – 5/11/06pdf icon [PDF – 36 KB]

Submission to the docket from Jogia (London Health Sciences Centre) – 5/17/06pdf icon [PDF – 43 KB]

Submission to the docket from Gregory (West Parry Sound Health Centre) – 5/18/06pdf icon [PDF – 24 KB]

Submission to the docket from Haus (West Pen Hospital School of Nursing) – 5/18/06pdf icon [PDF – 25 KB]

Submission to the docket from Muller (South Muskoka Memorial Hospital) – 5/19/06pdf icon [PDF – 34 KB]

Submission to the docket from Kielich (Columbia St. Mary’s) – 5/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 20 KB]

Submission to the docket from Kaplan (DMC Quality Improvement Services) – 5/26/06pdf icon [PDF – 45 KB]

Submission to the docket from Prickitt (Association of Occupational Health Professionals) – 5/26/06pdf icon [PDF – 80 KB]

Submission to the docket from Fell-Carlson (private person) – 5/29/06pdf icon [PDF – 44 KB]

Submission to the docket from Rodriguez (PeaceHealth) – 5/30/06pdf icon [PDF – 29 KB]

Submission to the docket from Starks (Baptist Health System) – 6/6/06pdf icon [PDF – 19 KB]

Submission to the docket from Razzino (The University of Wollongong) – 6/7/06pdf icon [PDF – 36 KB]

Submission to the docket from Saif (Egypt Minia Regional Blood Transfusion Center – 6/20/06pdf icon [PDF – 19 KB]

Submission to the docket from Conley (Fleming County Hospital) – 6/30/06pdf icon [PDF – 19 KB]

Submission to the docket from Felder (University of Mississippi School of Nursing) – 7/25/06pdf icon [PDF – 23 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 8/14/06pdf icon [PDF – 16 KB]

Submission to the docket from Harkness (WorkSafe BC) – 8/28/06pdf icon [PDF – 31 KB]

Submission to the docket from Olson (UWM) – 8/28/06pdf icon [PDF – 15 KB]

Submission to the docket from Smith (Community Hospital Anderson) – 10/3/06pdf icon [PDF – 1,003 KB]

Submission to the docket from Rottler (Sky Ridge Medical Center) – 10/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 374 KB]

Submission to the docket from Palmer (WDVA Washington Veterans Home) – 11/26/07pdf icon [PDF – 10 KB]

Page last reviewed: December 16, 2011