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Bed Making and Cleaning in Health Care

Housekeepers and care aides employed in health care settings make and clean beds on a regular basis as part of their job. This bulletin provides information regarding the typical musculoskeletal issues faced by workers performing these tasks and some possible risk controls to either eliminate or minimize the MSI risk. This information is only a guideline, and the employer must still complete an MSI risk assessment to accurately determine the risks and appropriate control measures applicable to their worksite.

Publication Date: Feb 2002 File type: PDF (168 KB) Asset type: Information Sheet