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Show your employees how proper lifting techniques and a pro-active health regimen can go a long way toward maintaining a properly aligned spine, a strong core and better qualifyt of life. In turn, these could help reduce costs in the future to individuals and your organization.
DVD – Publisher: Coastal DuPont – 20:00 Minutes
Back inuries are prevalent and continue to be one of the leading on-the-job injuries experienced by public entity employees. This training program is designed to address this ongoing concern by providing real scenarios faced by public entity employees performing daily jobs and tasks. The Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool is committed to the prevention of back injuries and other recurring high-risk exposures to employees of public entities.
Publisher: DVD – TML Risk Pool
Most of us have been trained to lift objects with the traditional bend your knees and keep your back straight technique, but it doesn’t work. This method forces us to overuse our knees and legs and our backs still end up bearing the brunt of the load. Dr. Michael Schaefer has recognized the flaws of the conventional lifting technique and developed a safe, easy and stronger lifting position…The PowerLift.
You can’t rely on instinct when it comes to lifting properly. If you don’t stop and think before you grab that heavy crate or unwieldy piece of plywood, you can get seriously hurt.
Safe lifting procedures include: Basic guidelines for every lift; specialized and industrial loads; how to lift awkward or oversized objects; team lifting situation.
DVD – Aurora Pictures – 15 minutes.
For many employees, back injuries are something that “happens to the other person…not to me.” Yet four out of five people will experience some type of problems during their lives. And many back injuries are caused by common activities experienced both on and of the job such as unsafe lifting practices, climbing, reaching etc. Topics covered: How the back works; Common types and caused of back injuries; Effects of back injuries; Injury prevention and safety practices; Proper lifting techniques.
DVD – 17 minutes – The Training Network
Why back safety is important, Anatomy-Spine and back basics risk, Factors/injuries/warning signs. Prevention/maintaining a healthy back.
You’ve heard it all before…bend your knees and keep your back straight! If it were really that simple we’d all be lifting this way and back injuries would be a thing of the past. The fact is that there is no single correct way to lift. here are, however, better, less demanding and safe ways to lift and that’s what this DVD is all about.
In this program, occupational therapist Michael Melnick introduces the viewer to 3 simple and memorable principles: Keep it close and Keep the Curves; Build a Bridge and Feet First. Utilizing these principles anyone can take a demanding lift and make it better, safer and less demanding on the back.
DVD 16:00 Minutes Aurora Pictures