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Legislative Updates

What you need to know about current and pending regulation Dec 2017 ASPHP Commitment Statement on Clinical Well-Being The mission of the Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals (ASPHP) is to improve the safety of caregivers and their patients by advancing the science and practice of safe patient handling and mobility. Inherent in our mission […]

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Tools and Tips

April 2016 Healthcare Recipient Sling and Lift Hanger Bar Compatibility Guidelines Download Guidelines here 2016 Health Care Workers’ Compensation Barometer Report The third edition of Aon’s biennial Health Care Workers’ Compensation Barometer report, which explores trends in frequency, severity and overall loss rates related to workers’ compensation in the health care industry. The report finds […]

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Case Studies

April 2016 Whitepaper on Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Claims Coding: A Pragmatic and Functional Approach Authors: Vicki J. Missar, Michael Fray, Mary Matz, Candy Raphan, Wendy Weaver Download Whitepaper here Public Citizen Report The Healthcare Industry’s Castoffs This report is the first in a 5-part series discussing the problem of injuries to healthcare workers […]

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Archived Webinars

New and Emerging Bariatric Population – Exploring care for the individual weighing greater than 650 pounds Presented by: Susan Gallagher PhD, RN Recorded on Oct 10, 2018  Click here for more information. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15826, for 1 contact hour. Safe Patient Handling and Falls Prevention: […]

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Links and Resources

Worker Safety in Hospitals Did you know that a hospital is one of the most hazardous places to work? In 2011, U.S. hospitals recorded 253,700 work-related injuries and illnesses, a rate of 6.8 work-related injuries and illnesses for every 100 full-time employees. This is almost twice the rate for private industry as a whole. OSHA […]

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OSHA / NIOSH Training

Journey towards a National Coding Standard for Patient Handling Injuries The webinar provides insight into the journey and development of a national standard for Patient Handling Injury coding. The standardized coding once implemented universally, will provide a mechanism to measure and benchmark injuries and fully support further prevention and research. Recorded Link: Here is the […]

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