Back Safety Video
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Back Safety” Videotape Program emphasizes the importance of overall back care, both at work and at home, including exercises and weight control. 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 back problems during their lives. And many back injuries are caused by common activities experienced both on and off the job... such as lifting, climbing, reaching, etc. The Videotape includes information on how the back works, common types and causes of back injuries, effects of back injuries, injury prevention and safety practices, proper lifting techniques, basic back exercises, and more. The Videotape Program comes with a comprehensive Leader's Guide, reproducible Scheduling & Attendance Form, Employee Quiz, Training Certificate and Training Log.
Back Safety Video and DVD Excerpt: The human body is an amazing device, capable of so much. It's efficient, accurate and hard working. With the right fuel and rest, the body can go for hours and hours, but it's not foolproof. Accidents can happen. And the number one target for injury is the back. Back injuries can affect any of us, no matter how strong we are. You can be a Russian power lifter or a circus strongman and still find your way into a hospital bed. What we need to do is take precautions to learn more about how the back operates, how to feed and strengthen it, and how to keep from putting it in danger. Because back problems can lead to pain that just won't go away and permanent disability. So what makes up the back itself? Well, it's a complex system made up of the interlocking bones of the spine, the nerves of the spinal cord, a network of smaller spinal nerves and the supporting muscles that hold it all in shape. Now what we actually need to remember about the back is that it's an incredibly fragile system that we should protect with all the backbone we can muster.