Skip to content

Cal/OSHA Safe Patient Handling Regulation Video

On October 1, 2014, Cal/OSHA put into effect a new regulation requiring acute care facilities to create and implement a Safe Patient Handling Plan. This regulation, General Industry Safety Orders §5120, is the enforcement of the law AB 1136 which passed in 2012.

​ ​

Ask Our Safety Experts!

Are you a State Fund policyholder? *

The above evaluations and/or recommendations are for general guidance only and should not be relied upon for medical advice or legal compliance purposes. They are based solely on the information provided to us and relate only to those conditions specifically discussed. We do not make any warranty, expressed or implied, that your workplace is safe or healthful or that it complies with all laws, regulations or standards.