Most sling users will be aware of the TICKs guidelines for safe Babywearing. Developed by the consortium of Babywearing retailers in 2010 they have become extremely well known.
As part of my school of Babywearing coursework we had to develop own acronym.
Introducing SLING ME.
Support their back
Look at, read and follow instructions
In view - use a mirror if they are on your back
Never accept that new means safe.
Grunting is bad - check their airway now!
Maintain contact with baby while fastening and taking off sling.
Engage with baby at all times.
What do you think? I'm quite fond of it.