2014 - SAFER Handling
2014 - SAFER Handling

May 26th, 2014 to May 28th, 2014 at Sofitel Brisbane

The 2014 Conference, SAFER Handling, is shaping up to a fantastic conference with lots of interest from industry participants and trade suppliers.

For those new to the Association, the association has been going strong for over 10 years with the Conference format aiming at bringing together ideas and improvement strategies from across the globe in the systems, training, equipment and assistive devices available to safely move and handle people in the health and community industry.

The 2014 Conference theme, SAFER Handling, builds on five core pillars:

  1. Systems and risk management strategies
  2. Adverse patient events (Falls, pressure and challenging behaviours)
  3. Facility design and environmental controls
  4. Equipment and assistive devices
  5. Research and evaluation


To register, please click here.  More information is available at the Registration Information tab.

Key Dates:

Early bird closing date has been extended to 30 March 2014.

SPONSORS AND TRADE EXHIBITORS - A few spaces are still available
Maximise your exposure and share you innovations with the safe moving and handling trainers, adviser and decision makers.  The Association is keen to ensure participants are kept abreast with changes and improvements with equipment and assistive devices.  Opportunities are available for sponsorship options and trade exhibition space.  Additionally, your organisation may wish to consider proposing a presentation or workshop from your clinical adviser.  New for 2014 Conference is a "new inventors-style" session to explore recent advances and innovations to the Australian market.  For more information, please contact YRD, Conference Organisers.


AAMHP Executive Committee