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New resources are now available to help health care employers inspect patient lifts

Published on: March 06, 2020

If you have patient lifts in your workplace, you are required to inspect them regularly. These two new information sheets outline what to look for when you inspect overhead lifts and floor lifts.

Regular inspections of overhead lifts

Regular inspections of equipment are part of maintaining a healthy and safe work environment. These new resources provide information about how to inspect two types of patient lifts:

The information sheets also identify related regulatory requirements and CSA standards.

For more information and additional health and safety resources, visit our Patient handling page.