• Board Certified Professional Ergonomist
  • Certified Safe Patient Handling Professional

Ms. Matz IS a MULTI-DISCIPLINARY AND  international expert

Mary Matz has been asked to share her wide range of expertise with universities and organizations all over the world. She conducted workshops/ presentations in the U.S., Netherlands, United Kingdom, Japan, and  Saudi Arabia.  She has also provided expert advice to clinicians and researchers in Israel, Denmark, Finland, Viet Nam, Canada, and Australia.

Mary W. Matz, MSPH, CPE, CSPHP



  • Advocacy Award for Improved Caregiver Safety – 11th Annual Safe Patient Handling and Movement Conference (2011)
  • Top Ten Cited Paper 2006 – 2008, International Journal of Nursing Studies (2009)
  • National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) 2006 Partnering Award for Worker Health and Safety –National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) (2006)
  • VHA Special Contribution Award, Department of Veterans Affairs, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital (August 2002, September 1999)
  • Recipient of the National Institute of Safety and Health (NIOSH) Training Grant for Industrial Hygiene studies  (1991 – 1992)

Mary Matz is a SEASONED PRO!

'Patient Care Ergonomic Solutions' is a consulting company that provides a wide range of services related to Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM) Programs, Technology, Research, Cost Benefit Analyses, Litigation and Building Design.

The president, Mary W. Matz, is known for her contribution to the success and growth of patient care ergonomics/SPHM in the U.S. and internationally. Please see her CV for lists of her accomplishments, awards, publications, research, and presentations.