OSHA launches new web resources that will aid Hospitals and Health Care Workers to prevent worker injuries, help patients and save resources for hospitals. Click here for more information.
New AASPHM On-Demand Education available-Myths and Facts about Lift Teams. Click here to view all On-Demand presentations offered.
AASPHM December newsletter now available to members. Click here for more information
AASPHM is pleased to sponsor:
The Poster session at SPHM East 2014 conference. Click here for more information and
The Pre-Conference session on March 24, ’Enhancing Patient Safety and Outcomes: The Safe Patent Handling Connection’
The sling safety meeting will be held Tuesday March 25th 2014 at 5.30pm in the Penzacola H1 meeting room, Rosen Shingle Creek. The AASPHM draft sling safety guidance document will be reviewed and discussed. Click here for more information about the work of the AASPHM sling safety committee.
The Annual General Meeting of the AASPHM will be held on Wednesday March 26th 2014 at 5.30pm in Panzacola HI meeting room, Rosen Shingle Creek. All AASPHM members are welcome to attend this meeting.
Please visit the AASPHM booth in the conference exhibit hall to learn more about the association and the exciting research and educational activities AASPHM is engaged in and planning for the next year.
Go to http://www.tampavaref.org/conferences.htm for more information about the SPH East conference 2014.
AASPHM to co-sponsor the 5th National HealthCare Ergonomics conference, Sept 8-11, 2014, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR.
The conference committee is accepting proposals to present at the conference. Go to http://www.regonline.com/hcergo14 for more information about the HCEC 2014.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM) Interprofessional National Standards and the Implementation Guide to the SPHM Standards are now available.
Click here to copy of the standards and other resources from ANA.
ASPHM director Lynda Enos, was a member of the 26 specialist workgroup that assisted ANA to develop the standards.
As a result to the ‘Lifts and Slings: Can you Mix and Match?’ meeting at the Safe Patient Handling and Movement Conference East on March 20 2013, AASPHM has formed a sling safety committee that will develop guidance on safe use and design of Slings and Patient Lifts. Click here to find out more about the committee. Go to News and Events to view minutes from the March meeting or to share your feedback about this topic.