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A varied programme will be offered with a balance of plenary and concurrent sessions. We aim to offer a mix of educational approaches to update delegates on current and emerging issues in ways that are accessible, relevant and interesting. We invite you to be part of this stimulating programme by submitting an abstract paper. This can be done at single or multiple events.

Themes and Topics

Presentation topics should relate to issues experienced by people involved in Moving & Handling:

  1. Equipment
  2. Moving and Handling case studies
  3. Current Research
  4. Innovative approaches


Please submit an abstract of no more than 300 words to by 28th August 2018



Benefits of attending;

  • Participate in workshops providing solution focussed scenarios

  • Find out how MHANZ can support you in your workplace with manual handling challenges & networking with others

  • Feedback from ACC/Worksafe on new initiatives to make your workplace safer

  • View the latest moving and handling developments in equipment and technology

  • Involve areas of your business with an interest in equipment at the same session – for example, clinical engineering, procurement and finance

  • Discover information regarding national advances in M&H education and post graduate certificates

  • The Conference in Christchurch is hosting the AGM, to which all members are welcome to attend and find out how you can contribute to the Association