WHEELCHAIR RISK ASSESSMENT

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					WHEELCHAIR RISK ASSESSMENT


Identification No.: …………………… Date of Purchase: …………………………………………………


ASPECT                                  YES   NO   COMMENTS
Have there been any previously
recorded faults?

Are any faults present now?

Have all reported items in the last
risk assessment been addressed?

Is the wheelchair stable when being
used and when unused?

Are the tyres in good order and
correctly inflated?

Are the wheels in good order and
working correctly?

Do the brakes work correctly?

Are the footrests in good order?

Are the seat and backrest free from
tears.

Is the user manual available?

Are any difficulties encountered
when using the wheelchair? (give
consideration to handling of the
patient)

Have there been any relevant
significant events in relation to the
wheelchair since the last risk?

Is there a need for staff training in
relation to use of the wheelchair?



Assessor: …………………………………… Date: …………………… Next Due: ………………………..

				
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