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American Association for Safe Patient Handling & MovementThe AASPHM Draft Healthcare Recipient Sling and Lift Hanger Bar Compatibility Guidelines are published for public comment.

The American Association for Safe Patient Handling and Movement (AASPHM) has developed the Healthcare Recipient Sling and Lift Hanger Bar Compatibility Guidelines in order to provide information and recommendations about the compatibility of healthcare recipient slings and lift hanger bars. The Guidelines will assist healthcare facilities and organizations, healthcare workers, sling and lift manufacturers, and retailers to facilitate safe use of slings and lift hanger bars in any setting where healthcare recipients are lifted, moved and mobilized.

The AASPHM Sling Safety Committee is seeking public comment on the draft Healthcare Recipient Sling and Lift Hanger Bar Compatibility Guidelines.

Click here to download and review the Guidelines  

After reviewing the Guidelines please go to the Healthcare Recipient Sling and Lift Hanger Bar Compatibility Guidelines Survey to provide your comments.

Comments must be received by 5pm ET on Friday, August 14, 2015. For questions or technical issues, please email info@aasphm.org

The Guidelines have been developed by the AASPHM Sling Safety committee. Click here for more information about the work of the AASPHM sling safety committee.

 

 

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