Lelia Jennings, MISCP, Dip SHWW (Physiotherapy)
Lelia Jennings (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a Chartered Physiotherapist who specialises in the area of ergonomics and health and safety. Lelia completed the diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work for chartered physiotherapists in UCD in 1997. This diploma incorporated a manual handling instructor’s course for chartered physiotherapists. Lelia has also completed a certificate course in Continuing Education and Training (NUI).
Lelia has a significant interest in the prevention of work related musculso-skeletal disorders (MSDs), in particular in the healthcare industry and in the office environment. Lelia provides the office ergonomics programmes in a number of technology organisations including Microsoft Ireland, eBay and PayPal Ireland.
In the healthcare industry Lelia has delivered manual and patient handling training at operative and instructor level for many years. She is manual handling advisor to a number of healthcare organisations and has been actively involved in developing manual handling policy and manual and people handling risk assessment protocols within these organisations.
Lelia is a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists, of ‘Back Exchange’ in the UK and of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Lelia is a past chairperson of the special interest group “Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (CPOHE).