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The Royal Melbourne Hospital Solves Manual Handling Challenge with Microfibre
Date Published: 21-05-2018

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is one of Australia’s leading public teaching hospitals for tertiary health care with around 550 beds. RMH is at the forefront of innovation, researching new ways of diagnosing, treating and preventing diseases. RMH’s Environmental Services team is responsible for cleaning and following infection control protocols.

One of the major tasks is performing rigorous and thorough cleaning protocols with traditional mopping methods. This placed significant manual handling strain on the body, posing a Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) risk to staff. To address the concerns of staff and to reduce and even prevent injury, RMH implemented a roll-out of Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) HYGEN Microfibre system throughout the facility.

Read more about this implementation in the full case study below.

RMH Case Study PDF