Category: Back Safety

(see also Ergonomics)


T020 - Self-Help For Back Pain

Understanding back pain occurrence goes a long way toward prevention. Methods of preventing back injury and simple exercises for relieving pain are shown.
Revised 05/04

Tone: Actuality / Language: English, Spanish / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: stretching - abdominal muscles - exercise



T134 - Safetyman Chapter 2 - Lifting

Safetyman continues to defeat the Masked Menace by protecting your back through education of proper posture and how to lift a load. Be a hero, save your back!

Tone: Humorous / Language: English

Key Training Points: posture - objects above reach - lifting

 


T194 - Back To Basics Back Safety

Learn how to avoid back problems while lifting, pulling, pushing, bending or twisting when moving heavy or awkward objects.
Revised 05/01

Tone: Actuality / Language: English, Spanish / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: posture - diet - lifting - exercise - twisting

 


T232 - Back Belts

Back belts can help reduce lifting-related back injuries, if used correctly. TV reporters go ìinsideî industry to illustrate proper and improper use of back belts.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English, Spanish / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: proper fit and use - over confidence

 

T348 Safe Lifting Techiniques


Every year, more than one million American workers suffer back injuries and many are caused by improper lifting. Protect your back and avoid costly and possibly disabling back injuries by practicing safe lifting techniques both on and off the job.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key training points: Planning the lift / Lifting correctly / Carrying