MEMIC Safety Experts Podcast

Safe Patient Handling and Its Role in Physical and Occupational Therapy with Susan Diffenderfer

Episode #91 | Published February 13, 2023

90% of all Physical and Occupational Therapists will suffer an occupational injury in their career.  One in every six will change jobs or careers as a result of a work-related musculoskeletal injury.  There are tools available such as lift, slides, and slings, but they are not always used.


On today’s episode of the MEMIC Safety Experts Podcast, Susan Diffenderfer, Physical Therapist and Safety Management Consultant with MEMIC and I explore Safe Patient Handling tools, ergonomics, and how a change in a point of view can help prevent Physical and Occupational Therapist injuries.


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