Training for Allied Health Professionals – Professional Development

Office Ergonomic Risk Assessment Training Course for Allied Health Professionals

This course is designed for those practitioners in both private practice and for those who would like to conduct ergonomic risk assessments within the OHS/WHS setting.

This course is accredited with Osteopathy Australia (7 hours), Myotherapy Association Australia (7 points) and ESSA (9 ESSA points).  “The ESSA Professional Development Committee certifies that this Professional Development offering meets the criteria for 9 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Points.”

AHPRA registered practitioners (osteopaths, physiotherapists and chiropractors will be able to claim 7 hours).

ESSA  OA  MA-Accredited-stamp

 

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of the various roles an Allied Health Practitioner can have within an Occupational (Work) Health & Safety setting.
  • Describe key statements of relevant Workplace Health and Safety Legislation in Australia.
  • Describe and understand the principles of Risk Management and Hierarchy of Risk Control.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to undertake a basic ergonomic risk assessment.
  • Have the knowledge and skills to problem solve common workplace ergonomic issues.
  • Review and understand the importance of communication i.e. consent, verbal and written communication within the Occupational (Work) Health and Safety setting.
  • Learn about the references available to continue further professional learning and development within the Occupational (Work) Health and Safety setting.

 

What’s Included

  • Course handouts (presentation, consent form, office ergonomic risk assessment template)
  • Certificate of attendance

 

Presenters

Heath Williams, Osteopath

Has 14 years clinical experience and 7 years post graduate teaching experience. This experience consists of Australian and international experience. He has been working in the field of OHS/WHS since 2006. He currently co – owns Corporate Work Health Australia Pty Ltd which consults in the OHS/WHS field. Currently owns 2 private osteopathy practices that are located in Melbourne CBD and Docklands.

Wade Brennan, Physiotherapist

Has 14 years clinical experience. This experience consists of Australian and international experience. He has been working in the field of OHS/WHS since 2006. He currently co-owns Corporate Work Health Australia Pty Ltd which consults in the OHS/WHS field. Currently owns a large multi-disciplinary private Physiotherapy practice that is located in the Gold Coast, QLD.

 

Cancellation & Rescheduling Policy

Registrants who cancel > 30 days from the course can receive a refund.

Registrants can reschedule to the same course at a different date/location when > 2 weeks notice is provided.

 

Contact Details:

If you have any questions or enquiries, please email or phone us at

E:admin@corporateworkhealth.com

P: 1300 951 519

Vehicle (Car) Ergonomic Risk Assessment & Training For Allied Health Professionals

 

 

This course is designed for those practitioners in both private practice and for those who would like to conduct vehicle ergonomic risk assessments within the OHS/WHS setting.

This course is accredited for 4 points with Myotherapy Australia.  This course is accredited for 4 Points for Exercise Physiologists registered with ESSA.  AHPRA registered practitioners (osteopaths, physiotherapists and chiropractors will be able to claim 4 hours).

Learning Objectives:

  • Review hazards and risks associated with vehicle use (driving and manual handling in/out of the vehicle).
  • Reviewing typical driving postures and habits that may increase ones risk of developing musculoskeletal complaints
  • Review the step by step process to setting up an individual within a vehicle to improve ones comfort and support.
  • Vehicle storage and manual handling best practices
  • Undertaking a basic vehicle ergonomic risk assessment’

Note:  This course will be combination of both theory and practical application.  Attendees will be encouraged to drive their vehicle to the seminar so that we can apply knowledge in a practical scenario.

 

What’s Included

  • Course handouts (presentation, consent form, office ergonomic risk assessment template)
  • Certificate of attendance

 

Presenters

Heath Williams, Osteopath

Has 14 years clinical experience and 7 years post graduate teaching experience. This experience consists of Australian and international experience. He has been working in the field of OHS/WHS since 2006. He currently co – owns Corporate Work Health Australia Pty Ltd which consults in the OHS/WHS field. Currently owns 2 private osteopathy practices that are located in Melbourne CBD and Docklands.

Wade Brennan, Physiotherapist

Has 14 years clinical experience. This experience consists of Australian and international experience. He has been working in the field of OHS/WHS since 2006. He currently co-owns Corporate Work Health Australia Pty Ltd which consults in the OHS/WHS field. Currently owns a large multi-disciplinary private Physiotherapy practice that is located in the Gold Coast, QLD.

 

Cancellation & Rescheduling Policy

Registrants who cancel > 30 days from the course can receive a refund.

Registrants can reschedule to the same course at a different date/location when > 2 weeks notice is provided.

 

Contact Details:

If you have any questions or enquiries, please email or phone us at

E:admin@corporateworkhealth.com

P: 1300 951 519

Office/Vehicle Workstation Professional Development Seminar

This 60 – 120  minute professional development seminar has been developed for the osteopathic/physiotherapy/chiropractic/exercise physiology/myotherapy clinic looking to enhance their practitioners understanding of workstation hazards and risks so that they are better equipped to provide their clients with solutions and strategies to reduce their risk of developing musculoskeletal strains and sprains.

We can customize the course to inlcude office workstation or vehicle ergonomic or manual handling in the workplace setting.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the workers and workplace duty of care with regards to workplace and vehicle ergonomics
  • Review the musculoskeletal risk factors in an office setting and vehicle use.
  • Step by step process to improve your clients workplace ergonomics
  • Discuss common strategies and tips to improve activity in the workplace and reduce ones risk of developing musculoskeletal strains and sprains in the workplace.
  • Discuss and problem solve common workstation or vehicle ergonomic issues you have experienced with your clients

Upcoming Course Details

Course duration: 1 hour – 2 hours

Course location:  We will come to your clinic and host the presentation onsite.  We are currently servicing Melbourne, Brisbane and Gold Coast areas.

All attendees will receive a hard copy of the presentation as well as handouts to provide clients to help with their education of workplace desk ergonomics

Cost:  $250 – $350 + GST.  Travel may be added depending on the location.

Manual Handling Risk Assessment and Training Course for Allied Health Professionals – Professional Development

This course is designed for those practitioners in both private practice and for those who would like to conduct manual handling risk assessments and training within the OHS/WHS setting.

This course is accredited with Osteopathy Australia (7 hours) and Myotherapy Association Australia (8 points).

AHPRA registered practitioners (osteopaths, physiotherapists and chiropractors will be able to claim 7 hours).

OA  MA-Accredited-stamp

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe key statements of relevant Workplace Health and Safety Legislation in Australia.
  • Describe and understand the principles of Risk Management and Hierarchy of Risk Control.
  • Review Musculoskeletal Disorder Risk Factors and the characteristics of a hazardous manual task.
  • Review commonly used manual handling risk assessment tools.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to undertake a basic manual handling risk assessment.
  • Review the key elements required to design and conduct manual handling training in the workplace
  • Practical and theory demonstration: Common manual handling techniques performed
  • Reviewing common manual handling technique issues in the workplace
  • Have the knowledge and skills to problem solve common workplace manual handling risk and training  issues.
  • Review and understand the importance of communication i.e. consent, verbal and written communication within the Occupational (Work) Health and Safety setting.
  • Learn about the references available to continue further professional learning and development within the Occupational (Work) Health and Safety setting relevant to manual handling risk assessments and training
Osteopathy Australia
ESSA
Myotherapy Association

Professional Development Courses Presented by Heath Williams & Wade Brennan

Wade Brennan

Wade Brennan

Physiotherapist, WHS Consultant & Strength & Conditioning Coach

B App. Sc (phty), Cert IV & Dip WHS, Cert IV TAE

Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Coach ASCA

QLD Chapter Occupational Health Group Committee Member 

Member Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia (HFESA), Safety Institute of Australia (SIA) & Australian Strength & Conditioning Association (ASCA)

Wade Brennan is co owner of Corporate Work Health Australia which delivers work health and safety services such as ergonomic and manual handling risk assessments and training across Australia.  Wade also owns Central Physio & Health a large multi-disciplinary allied health practice on the Gold Coast and has been a practicing Physiotherapist since 2003.  Wade has also worked in the UK as both a Physiotherapist and work health and safety consultant from 2006-2009. www.centralphysiohealth.com.au

Heath Williams

Heath Williams

Osteopath, WHS Consultant & Strength & Conditioning Coach

B.Sci M.O. Grad.Cert.Tert.Ed, Cert IV & Dip WHS, Cert IV TAE

Level 2 Strength & Conditioning Coach ASCA 

Member Osteopathy Australia, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia HFESA), Australian Strength & Conditioning Association (ASCA) & Safety Institute of Australia (SIA)

Heath Williams is co owner of Corporate Work Health Australia which delivers work health and safety services such as ergonomic and manual handling risk assessments and training across Australia.  Heath also owns Principle Four Osteopathy which operates out of the Melbourne CBD and Docklands and has ran this since 2011.  Heath has been working as an Osteopath since 2003 and has also worked as an Osteopath in the UK and Sweden. Heath is also a current lecturer in Exercise Rehabilitation at Victoria University within the Osteopathy department. www.principlefourosteopathy.com

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