Lifting and Transferring Safely (updated 2018-formerly called A Look at Lifting and Transferring)

Presented by Infinitec with contributions from Rose Brennan

This updated 2-part presentation includes the basic anatomy of the spine, tips on how to have a healthy back and basic principles concerning lifting safely to protect one's back. The second section explores a variety of transfer techniques.

Click the links below to watch transfer demonstrations.
Independent Pivot Transfer
Assisted Transfer Moderate Assistance
Two Person Transfer to Floor
Single Person Wheelchair to Floor
Sliding Board Transfer

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