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Bariatric Patient Transport, the Calgary EMS Solution

WorkSafeBC hosted an information session on strategies and equipment required to safely transport, lift and move bariatric patients (patients who weigh 100+ lbs over their ideal body weight) within and between healthcare facilities.

Related resources:
Is your facility ready to handle a bariatric patient?
Taking stock of the obesity epidemic

Publication Date: Jun 2008 File type: PDF (7 MB) Asset type: Guide