Back injuries hurt a lot! They hurt your employees, your staffing levels, your efficiency, your morale, your workers' compensation claims and your insurance premiums. This program includes instruction on proper body mechanics, patient transfer techniques and exercises which will help you avoid what OSHA has called "the nation's number one workplace safety problem."
- How to avoid injury through proper body mechanics
- Safe lifting techniques
- Back strengthening exercises
- Bonus segment on avoiding injury during patient transfer
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!
This handbook is specifically for healthcare workers and illustrates how the back works and how to prevent back injuries. It also includes a section on patient transfer.
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.
Lower back pain is an occupational hazard. That is why this course is designed to educate healthcare workers on how to protect themselves from back pain and injury. This program focuses on the basics of proper posture, good body mechanics and exercises to strengthen the back. It also discussed safe patient transfer techniques using mechanical devices that allow lifting and transferring patients without the risk of injury for the patient and the healthcare provider.
Posture and Body Mechanics
- Basics of Good Posture
- Body Mechanics
Protect Your Back
- Safe Patient Transfer