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Back Safety: Exercise and Ergonomics

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Course Format
Video on Demand  Video On Demand
Product ID
wumbbsee_vod
Training Time ?
15 to 30 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
Standard Definition Wide
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
7
Quiz Questions
15
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Training Content Network
Original Content Producer
Wumbus
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Overview

Back injuries can be debilitating for days, months or years, and can affect anyone in any job. This online video training explains back sprains and strains, the importance of understanding one's limits, and the role that exercise, stretching and ergonomics play in preventing back injuries.

Taking pro-active steps to prepare yourself for work is the key to preventing injury. Four basic lower back stretches are demonstrated. When performed throughout the day, these stretches can help employees keep their backs healthy. Learn ways to minimize the body's movement in the work environment so that repetitive-motion strains are prevented. With eight of 10 people likely to experience back pain or injury, taking care of the machine that earns us our living, our backs, is vitally important.

Back sprains and strains are among the most frequent and severe causes of workers' compensation claims. Equip your employees with the knowledge they need to have long, productive working lives by practicing proactive back safety.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course
Audience

All employees

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Understand Your Limits
  • Stretching Exercises
  • Ergonomics
  • Poor Posture
  • Conclusion

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