Webinar: Safe patient handling: Highlights of current research and U.S. public policy efforts to improve safety

October 27, 2016

CRE-MSD welcomedDr. Laura Punnett, professor of occupational epidemiology and ergonomics in the College of Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell. Dr. Punnett presented a webinarfrom 12:00 to 1:00 PM for the client/patient handling community of practice (CoP) hosted by CRE-MSD and the Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA). She has recently been involved in a large scale study in long term care evaluating safe resident handling and the overlap between job stressors and health. Laura shared with CoP participants practical implications for all front line health workers and the clients they interact with. The presentation slides and a recording of the webinar itself can be viewed below.

Webinar slide presentation (PDF)

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.