Spaces are still available for an important Safe Patient Handling Conference scheduled for Friday, September 20 at MHA’s Conference Center in Burlington, Mass. The conference is a collaboration between MHA, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Massachusetts Nurses Association, and runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The free program will examine the importance of engaging hospital leadership, operational best practices, the skills that practitioners/staff need to sustain a safe patient handling program, and how to evaluate lessons learned.
Guy Fragala, Ph.D., an occupational safety and health professional, and author of Ergonomics: How to Contain On-the-Job Injuries in Healthcare, will present along with Kim Hollon, president & CEO, Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital and Signature Healthcare; Suzanne Nobrega, Outreach Director, Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace, UMass Lowell; Timothy Quigley, R.N., SVP, CNO, South Shore Health; and Sandra Wettergreen, Safe Patient Handling Coordinator, VA Boston Healthcare System. Please click here to register online.