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While it may seem that back injuries are inevitable, there are several things you can do to prevent them or ease their discomfort. This video demonstrates exercises and safe lifting procedures that will help viewers to avoid painful back injuries. Topics include workplace ergonomics, posture, lift preparation, special lifting precautions and how to respond to back pain.
This video is designed to present the fundamentals of back safety and health to all employees. Topics include how the spine functions, types of spinal injuries and diseases, treatment of back problems and the importance of good posture while working, driving and sleeping. Proper techniques for lifting objects are also stressed in the program.
Back injuries don't happen to dummies; they happen to real people who ignore basic back safety practices. Topics include components of the spine, causes of back injuries, back strains and sprains, and the importance of exercise and posture in maintaining a healthy back.
In order to move objects safely, employees must be well trained in safe material handling techniques while also maintaining the proper attitude and state of mind to use their training each time they lift or move an object. This program discusses the techniques, precautions and safe work practices you can follow so that when an object must be moved, you are able to "move it safely."
The Powerlift technique keeps the back in a powerful and safe posture while an object is being lifted. This program explains the five lifiting techniques that have been derived from the powerlift position so viewers can move materials safely in practically every situation.
This program explains how the back works so you'll have enough information to make the right choices on how to lift anything safely. It also discusses how strains and muscles work, so you can prevent these types of back injuries also. Other topics include the lever principle, difficult lifting situations and the dangers of improper lifting.