Webinar - What practical guidance does the scientific literature provide about awkward postures in client/patient handling?Export this event to calendar

Friday, January 19, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Webinar description

Dr. Dwayne Van Eerd will present on the evidence from the scientific literature with a focus on practical guidance related to client/patient handling. Dwayne has been involved in systematic reviews of the literature on prevention of occupational injuries, including a review on “Interventions in health-care settings to protect musculoskeletal health” (Tullar et al.). Using this as a starting point, Dwayne will provide an up to date view of the evidence from the literature.

This is a free webinar offered through the client/patient handling community of practice (CoP), presented in partnership with CRE-MSD and PSHSA. 

About the presenter

Dwayne Van EerdDr. Dwayne Van Eerd got his start in occupational health and safety research in a clinical setting, studying musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) of the upper body in musicians, painters, writers, and other artists following his Master of Science degree in kinesiology.

He is a scientist with the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and focuses primarily on the prevention of MS in office workers. Dwayne is an active participant in the Institute's systematic review program, which enables him to analyze and share existing evidence on MSD.

Webinar resources

Webinar recording (Adobe Connect)

Webinar slide presentation (PDF)

For assistance, contact Betina Butler at bbutler@uwaterloo.ca.


Disclaimer: The Centre receives funding through a grant provided by the Ontario Ministry of Labour. The views expressed are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect those of the Centre nor of the Province. 

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