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Back In Action

Product Description

Follow six co-workers as they attempt to make an office documentary on the importance of back safety. Using a humorous approach, Back in Action seeks to engage viewers and keep the material fresh.

Help improve awareness and cultivate individual responsibility when it comes to back safety issues in general industry. This program covers basic anatomy of the back, warning signs of potential injury, risk factors, and most importantly, preventative measures.

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 quality of life. In turn, these could help reduce costs in the future to individuals and your organization.

Intro/Statistics:

  • Back injuries can cost businesses more than $12 billion annually in direct costs. (Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index)
  • Three out of four injuries to the lower back occur while lifting. (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • More than one million workers nationwide suffer back injuries each year. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Anatomy of the Back:

  • The back is comprised of 33 bones called vertebrae. In between each vertebra is a disc. A disc is like a jelly doughnut, tough on the outside and soft on the inside and acts like a hydraulic shock absorber.
  • The structure of the bones and discs is designed to be both strong and flexible.
  • The spinal cord carries messages from our brain to our muscles. In its neutral position, your spinal cord is curved like an "S". It is important to maintain this S-curve when lifting, sitting, or standing.

Warning Signs:
When it comes to your back, pain is not gain. Pain is a warning sign and should be heeded. Examples include:

  • Pain when attempting to assume normal posture
  • Pain when standing or rising from a seated position
  • Recurrent pain
  • Limited range of motion.

Risk Factors:
Risk factors are behaviors and individual variables that put you at risk for back injury. Examples include:

  • Frequent repetitive movements
  • Awkward positions like twisting or bending while lifting
  • Pulling instead of pushing a load
  • Age
  • Weight
  • Overall physical fitness.

Prevention:
Use proper techniques (lifting, sitting, loading). Size up your load. If it's too big, see if you can break it down. Survey your route. Keep your work area free of clutter and all pathways clear. In addition -- good nutrition, overall physical fitness, and stretching exercises can affect the health and mobility of your spine.

Summary:
An incident with your back could have an effect on wages, family time, and quality of life. By understanding the way your back works and the risks and warning signs associated with injury, you can 'take back' your back and stay in action.

To learn more about our interactive online courseware, visit our DuPont™ eLearning Suite homepage or schedule a free online demonstration.

Help improve awareness and cultivate individual responsibility when it comes to back safety issues in general industry. This handbook covers basic anatomy of the back, warning signs of potential injury, risk factors, and most importantly, preventative measures.

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 quality of life. In turn, these could help reduce costs in the future to individuals and your organization.

Intro/Statistics:

  • Back injuries can cost businesses more than $12 billion annually in direct costs. (Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index)
  • Three out of four injuries to the lower back occur while lifting. (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • More than one million workers nationwide suffer back injuries each year. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Anatomy of the Back:

  • The back is comprised of 33 bones called vertebrae. In between each vertebra is a disc. A disc is like a jelly doughnut, tough on the outside and soft on the inside and acts like a hydraulic shock absorber.
  • The structure of the bones and discs is designed to be both strong and flexible.
  • The spinal cord carries messages from our brain to our muscles. In its neutral position, your spinal cord is curved like an "S". It is important to maintain this S-curve when lifting, sitting, or standing.

Warning Signs:
When it comes to your back, pain is not gain. Pain is a warning sign and should be heeded. Examples include:

  • Pain when attempting to assume normal posture
  • Pain when standing or rising from a seated position
  • Recurrent pain
  • Limited range of motion.

Risk Factors:
Risk factors are behaviors and individual variables that put you at risk for back injury. Examples include:

  • Frequent repetitive movements
  • Awkward positions like twisting or bending while lifting
  • Pulling instead of pushing a load
  • Age
  • Weight
  • Overall physical fitness.

Prevention:
Use proper techniques (lifting, sitting, loading). Size up your load. If it's too big, see if you can break it down. Survey your route. Keep your work area free of clutter and all pathways clear. In addition -- good nutrition, overall physical fitness, and stretching exercises can affect the health and mobility of your spine.

Summary:
An incident with your back could have an effect on wages, family time, and quality of life. By understanding the way your back works and the risks and warning signs associated with injury, you can 'take back' your back and stay in action.

While the number of pages varies, most handbooks are 16 pages in length and include a tear-out quiz.

Handbooks must be purchased in packs of 10. When ordering, enter the number of packs you would like to purchase. For example, if you would like to order 50 handbooks, enter "5" in the quantity field.

Quantity discounts are available for orders of 10 or more packs. Call 1-877-262-7825 for more information.

Follow six co-workers as they attempt to make an office documentary on the importance of back safety. Using a humorous approach, Back in Action seeks to engage viewers and keep the material fresh.

Help improve awareness and cultivate individual responsibility when it comes to back safety issues in general industry. This program covers basic anatomy of the back, warning signs of potential injury, risk factors, and most importantly, preventative measures.

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 quality of life. In turn, these could help reduce costs in the future to individuals and your organization.

Intro/Statistics:

  • Back injuries can cost businesses more than $12 billion annually in direct costs. (Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index)
  • Three out of four injuries to the lower back occur while lifting. (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • More than one million workers nationwide suffer back injuries each year. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Anatomy of the Back:

  • The back is comprised of 33 bones called vertebrae. In between each vertebra is a disc. A disc is like a jelly doughnut, tough on the outside and soft on the inside and acts like a hydraulic shock absorber.
  • The structure of the bones and discs is designed to be both strong and flexible.
  • The spinal cord carries messages from our brain to our muscles. In its neutral position, your spinal cord is curved like an "S". It is important to maintain this S-curve when lifting, sitting, or standing.

Warning Signs:
When it comes to your back, pain is not gain. Pain is a warning sign and should be heeded. Examples include:

  • Pain when attempting to assume normal posture
  • Pain when standing or rising from a seated position
  • Recurrent pain
  • Limited range of motion.

Risk Factors:
Risk factors are behaviors and individual variables that put you at risk for back injury. Examples include:

  • Frequent repetitive movements
  • Awkward positions like twisting or bending while lifting
  • Pulling instead of pushing a load
  • Age
  • Weight
  • Overall physical fitness.

Prevention:
Use proper techniques (lifting, sitting, loading). Size up your load. If it's too big, see if you can break it down. Survey your route. Keep your work area free of clutter and all pathways clear. In addition -- good nutrition, overall physical fitness, and stretching exercises can affect the health and mobility of your spine.

Summary:
An incident with your back could have an effect on wages, family time, and quality of life. By understanding the way your back works and the risks and warning signs associated with injury, you can 'take back' your back and stay in action.

Added features and benefits of DVD training include:

  • A customizable PowerPoint presentation
  • Informative training points and bonus material for refresher or training talks
  • Video-enriched training organized by learning objectives that facilitates discussion
  • A printable Leader's Guide
  • Resourceful web links to organizations such as OSHA, FEMA, NSC and the CDC, where viewers can download and print information on regulatory standards.

Follow six co-workers as they attempt to make an office documentary on the importance of back safety. Using a humorous approach, Back in Action seeks to engage viewers and keep the material fresh.

Help improve awareness and cultivate individual responsibility when it comes to back safety issues in general industry. This program covers basic anatomy of the back, warning signs of potential injury, risk factors, and most importantly, preventative measures.

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 quality of life. In turn, these could help reduce costs in the future to individuals and your organization.

Intro/Statistics:

  • Back injuries can cost businesses more than $12 billion annually in direct costs. (Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index)
  • Three out of four injuries to the lower back occur while lifting. (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • More than one million workers nationwide suffer back injuries each year. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Anatomy of the Back:

  • The back is comprised of 33 bones called vertebrae. In between each vertebra is a disc. A disc is like a jelly doughnut, tough on the outside and soft on the inside and acts like a hydraulic shock absorber.
  • The structure of the bones and discs is designed to be both strong and flexible.
  • The spinal cord carries messages from our brain to our muscles. In its neutral position, your spinal cord is curved like an "S". It is important to maintain this S-curve when lifting, sitting, or standing.

Warning Signs:
When it comes to your back, pain is not gain. Pain is a warning sign and should be heeded. Examples include:

  • Pain when attempting to assume normal posture
  • Pain when standing or rising from a seated position
  • Recurrent pain
  • Limited range of motion.

Risk Factors:
Risk factors are behaviors and individual variables that put you at risk for back injury. Examples include:

  • Frequent repetitive movements
  • Awkward positions like twisting or bending while lifting
  • Pulling instead of pushing a load
  • Age
  • Weight
  • Overall physical fitness.

Prevention:
Use proper techniques (lifting, sitting, loading). Size up your load. If it's too big, see if you can break it down. Survey your route. Keep your work area free of clutter and all pathways clear. In addition -- good nutrition, overall physical fitness, and stretching exercises can affect the health and mobility of your spine.

Summary:
An incident with your back could have an effect on wages, family time, and quality of life. By understanding the way your back works and the risks and warning signs associated with injury, you can 'take back' your back and stay in action.

Added features and benefits of DVD training include:

  • A customizable PowerPoint presentation
  • Informative training points and bonus material for refresher or training talks
  • Video-enriched training organized by learning objectives that facilitates discussion
  • A printable Leader's Guide
  • Resourceful web links to organizations such as OSHA, FEMA, NSC and the CDC, where viewers can download and print information on regulatory standards.

Follow six co-workers as they attempt to make an office documentary on the importance of back safety. Using a humorous approach, Back in Action seeks to engage viewers and keep the material fresh.

Help improve awareness and cultivate individual responsibility when it comes to back safety issues in general industry. This program covers basic anatomy of the back, warning signs of potential injury, risk factors, and most importantly, preventative measures.

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 quality of life. In turn, these could help reduce costs in the future to individuals and your organization.

Intro/Statistics:

  • Back injuries can cost businesses more than $12 billion annually in direct costs. (Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index)
  • Three out of four injuries to the lower back occur while lifting. (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • More than one million workers nationwide suffer back injuries each year. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Anatomy of the Back:

  • The back is comprised of 33 bones called vertebrae. In between each vertebra is a disc. A disc is like a jelly doughnut, tough on the outside and soft on the inside and acts like a hydraulic shock absorber.
  • The structure of the bones and discs is designed to be both strong and flexible.
  • The spinal cord carries messages from our brain to our muscles. In its neutral position, your spinal cord is curved like an "S". It is important to maintain this S-curve when lifting, sitting, or standing.

Warning Signs:
When it comes to your back, pain is not gain. Pain is a warning sign and should be heeded. Examples include:

  • Pain when attempting to assume normal posture
  • Pain when standing or rising from a seated position
  • Recurrent pain
  • Limited range of motion.

Risk Factors:
Risk factors are behaviors and individual variables that put you at risk for back injury. Examples include:

  • Frequent repetitive movements
  • Awkward positions like twisting or bending while lifting
  • Pulling instead of pushing a load
  • Age
  • Weight
  • Overall physical fitness.

Prevention:
Use proper techniques (lifting, sitting, loading). Size up your load. If it's too big, see if you can break it down. Survey your route. Keep your work area free of clutter and all pathways clear. In addition -- good nutrition, overall physical fitness, and stretching exercises can affect the health and mobility of your spine.

Summary:
An incident with your back could have an effect on wages, family time, and quality of life. By understanding the way your back works and the risks and warning signs associated with injury, you can 'take back' your back and stay in action.

Added features and benefits of USB training include:

  • A customizable PowerPoint presentation
  • A printable Leader's Guide

Follow six co-workers as they attempt to make an office documentary on the importance of back safety. Using a humorous approach, Back in Action seeks to engage viewers and keep the material fresh.

Help improve awareness and cultivate individual responsibility when it comes to back safety issues in general industry. This program covers basic anatomy of the back, warning signs of potential injury, risk factors, and most importantly, preventative measures.

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 quality of life. In turn, these could help reduce costs in the future to individuals and your organization.

Intro/Statistics:

  • Back injuries can cost businesses more than $12 billion annually in direct costs. (Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index)
  • Three out of four injuries to the lower back occur while lifting. (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • More than one million workers nationwide suffer back injuries each year. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Anatomy of the Back:

  • The back is comprised of 33 bones called vertebrae. In between each vertebra is a disc. A disc is like a jelly doughnut, tough on the outside and soft on the inside and acts like a hydraulic shock absorber.
  • The structure of the bones and discs is designed to be both strong and flexible.
  • The spinal cord carries messages from our brain to our muscles. In its neutral position, your spinal cord is curved like an "S". It is important to maintain this S-curve when lifting, sitting, or standing.

Warning Signs:
When it comes to your back, pain is not gain. Pain is a warning sign and should be heeded. Examples include:

  • Pain when attempting to assume normal posture
  • Pain when standing or rising from a seated position
  • Recurrent pain
  • Limited range of motion.

Risk Factors:
Risk factors are behaviors and individual variables that put you at risk for back injury. Examples include:

  • Frequent repetitive movements
  • Awkward positions like twisting or bending while lifting
  • Pulling instead of pushing a load
  • Age
  • Weight
  • Overall physical fitness.

Prevention:
Use proper techniques (lifting, sitting, loading). Size up your load. If it's too big, see if you can break it down. Survey your route. Keep your work area free of clutter and all pathways clear. In addition -- good nutrition, overall physical fitness, and stretching exercises can affect the health and mobility of your spine.

Summary:
An incident with your back could have an effect on wages, family time, and quality of life. By understanding the way your back works and the risks and warning signs associated with injury, you can 'take back' your back and stay in action.

Added features and benefits of USB training include:

  • A customizable PowerPoint presentation
  • A printable Leader's Guide
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