The Manual Handling Collective is a videoed podcast series by Simone Hepburn, made possible by the support of Haines Medical Australia. Haines are proud to help inspire you through this collaboration. You will hear interviews with the ‘brains trust’ of amazing industry leaders in the occupational health and wellness community. Simone Hepburn, an ever-curious and passionate Manual Handling Educator and Physiotherapist, invites her guests to speak frankly about hot topics. Tune in to absorb the inspiration from their stories and keep up to date with the latest and greatest work and ideas in manual handling.
Disclaimer: The opinions and views expressed in these podcasts are the guests own and are not linked to or said to represent their respective employers.
Everything you touch has consequences - Talking Infection Prevention with Marija Juraja.
This interview explores the strong connections between infection prevention and manual handling injuries in hospitals and healthcare facilities. We are all in this together. Hear about research and audit results and how new materials and innovative equipment design can reduce infections and musculoskeletal injuries and improve operational efficiency, particularly with hospital cleaners.
Highly respected Infection Prevention and Control Clinical Nurse Consultant, Marija Juraja, shares her passionate insights into ways we can create safer and healthier healthcare environments. Marija pushes us to work smarter and help each other, when it comes to manual handling and infection control outcomes. If there was ever a time for prioritising the control of infection and workplace safety – that time is now.
Connect with Marija Juraja on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/marija-juraja-83523075/
Lowering the Curtain on Healthcare-Associated Infection. Darrel Hicks (2010)
Accessed online 01/08/2020
E Fact 39: Cleaners and musculoskeletal disorders, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
Magic happens when clinicians and equipment suppliers work together ft. Aideen Gallagher
Bestselling author Aideen Gallagher talks about how the magic happens when clinicians and equipment suppliers work together.
Aideen Gallagher, Occupational Therapist and Co-Director of Risk Managed and No 1 best-selling Amazon Author of The Manual Handling Revolution and SmartCare.
‘Getting it right together’ how magic happens when clinicians and equipment suppliers work together.
Aideen’s beautiful Irish accent takes us on a journey through her experiences in mental health O.T and how dealing with grief shapes her approach to safe patient handling . Get a taste of what’s secrets lie in her two books, “The Manual Handling Revolution” and “SmartCare” and her many unique insights, such as ‘creative risk management’.
She talks about the magic of collaboration with clinicians and equipment suppliers and why some basic physics knowledge will help you make better informed decisions when prescribing equipment. With a background in Mental Health Occupational Therapy, Aideen brings an unique perspective to safe patient handling including compelling reasons why we need to address grief. Lucky Australia – that another northerner came backpacking – and stayed! Watch and listen to this inspiring industry leader speak about how to help our clients while we learn how to better care for ourselves.
Connect with Aideen here - https://bit.ly/3iSt23O
Learn about Aideen’s books and webinar - https://bit.ly/3Asfm5L
Nico Knibbe - If a ‘patient handling utopia’ exists anywhere — it must be in the Netherlands.
Join Simone as she chats to Nicco Knibbe from the Netherlands. Knibbe holds a Masters in Human movement, and has devoted the past 33 years to the field of, 'Occupational Health.' He is a researcher & educator who has written over 100 articles.
Free website and resources from the Netherlands
www.locomotion.nl Nico and Hanneke’s company website (need to use google translate) – see free publications
www.free-learning.nl 60 short patient handling modules with video scenarios followed by questions and printable completion certificate
www.goedgebruik.nl (means ‘use it well’) more than 200 instructional patient handling videos (techniques and equipment)
www.tilthermometer.nl facility patient handling risk assessment tool (Translated into English) – print PDF of results
www.leerstand.nl Leer stand (= learning mode) . Self-assessment before the system selects tailored learning advice as a PDF
www.ergofilm.nl ‘ergo selfie’ video share site
www.sphmjournal.com International Journal of Safe Patient Handling and Mobility
Carbon Literacy in Healthcare and Planetary Health with Michelle McLean
How does human health, affect planetary health? Dr. Michelle McLean passionately discusses the importance of taking care of the Planet we have been given, as we take care of ourselves.
The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/takeaction/
Michelle McLean’s full research profile https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9912-2483
2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) https://sdgs.un.org/goals
World Health Organization (2020) guidance for climate resilient and environmentally sustainable health care facilities. https://www. who.int/publications/i/item/climate-resilient-and-environmentallysustainable-health-care-facilities.
Global Green & Healthy Hospitals https://www.greenhospitals.net/
Green Operating Theatre Sustainability Quiz https://www.aci.health.nsw.gov.au/networks/anaesthesia-perioperative-care/green-theatres/quiz
Doctors for the Environment Australia - DEA
Environmental Physiotherapy Association http://environmentalphysio.com/
World Federation of Occupational Therapists https://wfot.org/resources/wfot-sustainability-guiding-principles
War on Waste http://metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/news/pah-undertaking-its-own-war-on-waste
Zero Waste Heirarchy of Highest and Best Use https://zwia.org/zwh/
Pippa Shares Lessons of Patient Handling Professionals and Encourages Forward Thinking Attitudes
Do you know what are your manual handling trainers' credentials are? How to set an attitude for success when dealing with WHS challenges and how you can get the best out of your own professional development.
Connect with Pippa on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/pippa-wright-20023466/
Frontline Workers and the Future of Manual Handling Training Using Technology and Data.
Scott dives into manual handling injury prevention, including use of new, evolving manual handling technologies including the exoskeleton and augmented reality, why measure load rather than force and helpful lessons from sports science.
Note: filmed pre-Covid-19 Social Distancing restrictions