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Proposed Rule Changes 

Changes discussed at AGM 2017 for ratification HERE

SAVE THE DATE:  2018 AGM to be held at the Christchurch Move it Again roadshow day in November

2017 Minutes Chair report Treasurer Report
2016 Minutes Chair report  Treasurer Report
2015 Minutes Chair report Treasurer Report
2013 Minutes

Presentation Resources

AGM and Training Day May 2017

Academic Courses in MHP and Ergonomics, Human Factors Stephen Legg, Fiona Trevelyan

Massey undergraduate course

OSH course at Massey

New courses at Massey

Ergonomics and Human Factors at AUT/Massey

Research Projects at Massey

Kristen Olsen – Introduction

Hannale Lahti – International Guidelines Review

NZ MH guidelines – provisional survey results, Mark Lidegaard

Introduction – Kristen

Literature Review – Hannale Lahti

Survey results – Mark

ACC: what we are doing – a focus on MHP Vaseti Sopoaga
Worksafe Update John Wallaart
Overcoming barriers to the implementation of MHP programmes – working group Facilitated by Stephen Legg/Mark Lidegaard/Kristen Olsen

Last years working group summary (from Mark)

View our thoughts

View summary

Training Day, 2016

Pressure Injuries, A National Strategy Ros Poole View Presentation
Roadshow 2015
Handling the bariatric patient: Ergonomic issues Kent Wilson presentation
The ergonomics of patient handling Kent Wilson presentation
Is your patient at risk of falling? Angela Greetham presentation
Howard Wright Ltd Sam Frame presentation
Palliative Care Eleanor Barrett presentation
Facilitating Progressive Mobility Guy Fragala


Ambulance Stretcher Transfers Helen Habgood


Sling inspection and maintenance Ram Rai 

part 1

part 2

part 3

N.B. Some PowerPoints have had some photo’s or slides deleted by the Presenter to adhere to copyright.

Conference 2012
Accountability – A journey down the yellow brick road
Laurette Wright presentation
Challenging Realities of Home care MH for community workers Claire Balfour presentation
A hound dog challenge – evaluating safe MH Laurette Wright presentation
Managing the falling patient – a survey result Louise Whitby presentation

N.B. Some PowerPoints have had some photo’s or slides deleted by the Presenter to adhere to copyright.


Thank you to the authors for allowing us to publish articles here

Facilitating Repositioning in Bed G. Fragala not currently available
Repositioning Patients in Chairs –
An Improved Method
G.Fragala & M.Fragala view article
Sustaining Mobility Through Enhanced Bed Egress G.Fragala & M.Fragala View article online
Insight into Moving and Handling – an interview with Anne McMahon Nursing Review View article online
To sit or not to sit Pierce, J; Legg, S see article here
Interventions to reduce injuries when transferring patients: a critical review Thomas (International journal of nursing studies) view article
Guidelines for moving and handling people in homecare 2012 Thomas (copyright ACC) view resource
Assessing the costs and benefits of moving and handling programmes  Thomas et al (ACC) view resource