Taking Stock of the Obesity Epidemic

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?
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