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The following resources are available for viewing/downloading. Some of these resources have been acquired as a result of client/patient handling community of practice webinars, conference presentations, or are resources/products created by the Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA). To view past webinars, go to the community of practice events page.
The following resources are presentations and videos from the October 26, 2015 conference Reducing Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Healthcare Sector.
Presentations and videos
Back care and patient handling program
Transfers, assessments, tools, equipment
The right fit
MSD mission impossible: Patient handling
Preventing back injury in healthcare: Development in patient handling and coaching tools
New hospital design for better client/patient handling
Articles and fact sheets
PSHSA Community Care MSD Web tutorial (provides frontline care givers with an introduction to ergonomics and the MSD risks posed during client handling and client care)