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Arjo MOVE Webinar Series - Module 1: Exploring the evidence and ergonomic standards impacting caregiver injury reduction

Arjo is welcoming you to explore the evidence linking ergonomics to caregiver injury reduction, with Hanneke and Mary Matz. 

This is the first of our 5-part Arjo MOVE webinar series on how healthcare providers can drive safety and efficiency through ergonomics, led by a panel of recognised experts on mobility. 


Watch out for the full series through 2023:

  • April 26: Why the importance of ergonomics can no longer be ignored –  Exploring the evidence linking ergonomics to improved patient and caregiver outcomes

  • June 28: Minimising risk and maximising outcomes – Understanding the health and efficiency risks at your facility – and building an attainable strategy to mitigate them

  • September 6: Environment and equipment interventions – The essential elements to design a work environment that facilitates best practice – for the near and far future

  • October 18: Implementing ergonomic strategies –  Driving cultural change and sustaining a culture of high quality work

  • December 13: The bottom-line benefits of an ergonomics program –  Case studies on the clinical, operational and financial impact of ergonomics on caregivers and healthcare facilities


Hanneke Knibbe

Hanneke Knibbe holds a Cum Laude Masters degree in Human Movement Science and a Bachelors in Physical Therapy. In 2010 she received the Bernice Owen Award for Research in Patient Handling (USF, ANA, NIOSH), University of South Florida. Hanneke works at LOCOmotion Health and Research and has been involved as an independent researcher and consultant in all phases of national implementation of the Dutch covenants.

Mary Matz

Ms. Matz is a board certified ergonomist and an internationally recognized expert in patient care ergonomics. She provides consultation services related to patient handling technology selection and use, ergonomics in healthcare design, and SPHM program development, implementation and maintenance.