Designed specifically for home care workers, this program explains how to lift and move patients safely. It also describes how employees can protect their backs with good posture, diet and exercise. This program can easily be incorporated into your agency's current back-safety program and can be used to update supervisors on current back-safety procedures.
Added features and benefits of DVD training include:
- A customizable PowerPoint presentation – makes training site-specific; excellent for training different personnel and departments
- Training points – outlines key learning points of your training; reinforces important safety points to your employees
- Chapterized content – video-enriched training organized by learning objectives that facilitates classroom discussion; ideal for refresher training, specific training points, and navigating through the course
- Expanded leader's guide – excellent resource to help plan and implement your presentation; a quiz is provided that can serve as a pre- and/or post-evaluative tool
- Portable convenience – perfect for those who train and travel!
Designed specifically for home care workers, this program explains how to lift and move patients safely. It also describes how employees can protect their backs with good posture, diet and exercise.
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.
Generally, healthcare workers particularly those in home care are at greater risk for back injury. This course explains the importance of back safety, the hazards of cumulative trauma disorders, and the basics of proper posture and the importance of using good body mechanics. It also discusses ways to prevent back injury and to protect the back using safe lifting techniques and maintaining a healthy body. It also explains the ways to identify and correct hazards on the job by maintaining a relaxed upright posture.
Proper Posture and Body Mechanics
- Cumulative Trauma Disorder
- Prevention of Back Injury
- Protect Your Back
- Safe Lifting and Transfer of Patients
- Keeping Your Body Fit
- Identifying and Correcting Hazards