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Is Your Facility Ready to Handle a Bariatric Patient?

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:
Bariatric patient transport, the Calgary EMS solution
Taking stock of the obesity epidemic

Publication Date: Jun 2008 File type: PDF (1 MB) Asset type: Guide