January 15, 2021

Live Webinar: Integrating SPHM Principles into PT and OT Evaluations

Presented live February 10th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This live video presentation will show how to integrate SPHM principles into PT and OT evaluations, using the equipment as part of the eval, to maximize efficiency and productivity, while keeping therapist and patient safe. Demonstration will include OT and PT evaluation components, […]

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January 6, 2021

ASPHP Tagline Contest

Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals is seeking your creative tagline submissions! Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of ASPHP as an organization, we are looking for a new tagline that will bring us into the next decade. We had been using “Stronger Together” and “United Voice” in previous years. We are looking for volunteers to submit […]

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October 25, 2020

2021 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Education Event

This fast paced 5-hour educational event features a number of topics, including an interdisciplinary team that will present the latest 2021 SPHM trends across various healthcare settings and specialties. SPHM as the key to protecting therapists and others from injury and improving the therapeutic environment will be presented. The collaborative relationship and unique roles of […]

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October 13, 2020

ASPHP SPHM Advocacy Award

ASPHP  SPHM Advocacy Award The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual who has demonstrated efforts and/or results to promote universal safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM). Someone who has  made a meaningful impact in a short time through dedicated service and results, or one who has striven diligently for years to make […]

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July 27, 2020

ASPHP, Who do you mask for?

The ASPHP Board of Directors are partnering to help flatten the curve. Here are a few our our reasons as to why and who we masks for. Share your picture and reason on any one of our Social Media sites…FB, Twitter, or LinkedIn. Visit ASPHP.ORG for excellent COVID-19 resources and information.

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May 28, 2020

Archived Webinar: SPHM in the COVID – 19 Pandemic -2

Recorded May 28th, 2020 Overview This webinar addresses organizational and clinical SPHM implications in the current COVID – 19 global pandemic. A panel of experts will discuss specific ways to perform patient handling tasks such as pronation and other handling activities, mobility and infectious patient, and communication strategies necessary to keep workers and patients/residents safe […]

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May 14, 2020

Archived Webinar: SPHM in the COVID – 19 Pandemic -1

Recorded May 14th, 2020 Overview This webinar addresses organizational and clinical SPHM implications in the current COVID – 19 global pandemic. A panel of experts will discuss specific ways to perform patient handling tasks such as pronation and other handling activities, mobility and infectious patient, and communication strategies necessary to keep workers and patients/residents safe […]

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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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June 27, 2012

ASPHP Featured in Joint Commission Environment of Care July Publication

The July issue of the Environment of Care® News contains “Lifted Up,” an article on Safe Patient Handling which included excerpts from interviews with a few of our Certificants.  The  article is reprinted from Environment of Care® News, July 2012, Volume 15, Issue 7. Copyright 2012 Joint Commission on Accreditation of  Healthcare Organizations. Used with permission. No part of […]

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October 11, 2011

ASPHP Featured on Safe Lifting News

The ASPHP is the focus of SafeLiftingPortal.com’s September/October special edition newsletter. Here is a snippet of that newsletter: “Welcome to this Special Issue of Safe Lifting News. As our loyal readers know, this newsletter’s mission has always been to keep everyone informed about what’s happening in the world of safe patient handling and caregiver injury […]

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