May 22, 2020

Vendor Resource

A Vendor Resource highlighting how equipment and technology can safely support patient handling and mobility activities. ASPHP’s corporate sponsors have created a variety of tools and other resources that promote safety to protect clinicians and patients during COVID-19. View the Vendor Page to review dozens of SPHM innovations to manage specific elements of care. Tollos, […]

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March 29, 2019

ASPHP Live Webinar

What about Benchmarking your SPHM program? Why metrics are important. Presented Live: March 10th, 2021 One hour interactive seminar to discuss benchmarking practices for SPHM programs. SPHM success can be measured in many different ways. Why measure the SPHM program? What are the metrics that your facility is desiring to change? What would be the […]

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March 19, 2019

Health Care Workers Compensation Barometer Report

The fourth 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. This study is designed with health care risk managers in mind, to enable them to measure, maintain and reduce their workers compensation exposure, “measure” […]

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November 30, 2018

Archived Webinar

Integrating SPHM Principles into PT and OT Evaluations Presented by: Margaret Arnold PT, CEES, CSPHP Recorded February 10, 2021 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: A Skilled Nursing Facility’s Perspective Presented by: Marifer V. Espocia Recorded […]

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November 21, 2018

Comments on Expanding Employment

Comments on Expanding Employment, Training, and Apprenticeship Opportunities for 16- and 17-Year-Olds in Health Care Occupations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. ASPHP provides comments on the subject proposed rulemaking. Through this rulemaking, the US Department of Labor proposes to remove the prohibition regarding the independent operation of power-driven patient lifts by 16- and 17-year-olds […]

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November 5, 2018

New York State SPHM Requirements Effective January 1, 2017!

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Press Release-Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Awareness Week

Press Release-Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Awareness Week. Format: PDF Download Newsletter [pdf]

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July 31, 2012

ASPHP Well Represented on ANA SPH Working Group!

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has started a Safe Patient Handling (SPH) Working Group for the purpose of developing multidisciplinary national SPH standards.  On June 29th they brought together representatives from 8 professional associations, 2 from large healthcare systems, 2 from insurance companies, the Veterans Health Administration (VA), consultants, equipment/services providers and others for a […]

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