Publication - Guidance

The common-sense approach to moving and handling of disabled children and young people

Published: 26 Sep 2012
Directorate:
Children and Families Directorate
Part of:
Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781780459714

This guide offers a practical approach to the assessment of risk in relation to the moving and handling of disabled children and young people.

16 page PDF

2.4 MB

16 page PDF

2.4 MB

Contents
The common-sense approach to moving and handling of disabled children and young people
References

16 page PDF

2.4 MB

References

1. United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

2. United Nation Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

3. Section 23 Children (Scotland) Act 1995.

4. The Equality Act 2010.

5. Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

6. Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

7. Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

8. The Munby Judgement R v East Sussex County Council (exparte A, B, X, Y).

9. Getting it right for every child – well-being indicators.

10. A report on the moving and handling of children and young people with disabilities – Handle with Care, Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People.

11. HSE "Five steps to Risk Assessment".

12. Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 ( LOLER).


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