Back Safety: A User's Guide Explains proper care and "use" of the back for a healthier, more productive life.
Helps reduce back injuries, absenteeism and downtime!
Back injuries account for 1 in 5 workplace injuries every year!
What can you do to help your employees maintain back health, and reduce the potential for back injuries and absenteeism? Give them the practical back safety training they need to protect themselves ... with J. J. Keller's Back Safety: A User's Guide.
This high-energy back-safety training program covers proper lifting procedures and workplace scenarios. Plus, it addresses how lifestyle choices and everyday activities can contribute to back injuries and problems. Using an innovative safety training approach called the "Whole Life/Health Cycle," Back Safety: A User's Guide helps your employees build good habits that can help them stay healthier and be more productive.
In just 30 minutes, your employees will learn ...
- the surprising truth about the most "back-breaking" jobs
- everyday behaviors that can lead to nagging back injuries and problems
- how movement and posture affect back health
- simple stretches and exercises your employees can do to help preserve back health ... on the job and off.
Back Safety: A User's Guide includes:
- (1) Video - includes 30-minutes of instruction plus a 5-minute bonus segment with back stretches and exercises. Closed-captioned. DVD format.
- (1) Instructor's Guide -Provides you with background information and training tips to make the most out of each back safety training session. Includes training log pages to help track participation.
- (11) Back User's Handbooks -These employee handbooks reinforce important information from the video. Handbooks also include a receipt page for documentation and removable "Action Card" pages for employees' quick reference.
- (1) Awareness Poster - Hang this visual reminder on the Whole Life/Health Cycle and proper lifting techniques in a high-traffic area.
With the Back Safety: A User's Guide DVD, you get a variety of features.
DVD Main Menu
- Play Program - Plays entire main program.
- Chapter Selections – (access to chapters by topic)
- Talks about how common back problems are.
- Stresses that most back problems result from poor habits, not a single trauma.
- Introduces the concept of the Whole Life/Health Cycle.
- The Back in Action
- Discusses the biology of the back; its parts and functions.
- Shows what a healthy back looks like, as well as an unhealthy back.
- Explains how knowing more about how the back works will help you take care of it which contributes to an allover healthy lifestyle.
- The Whole Life/Health Cycle
- Explains the concept: how good back health contributes to your quality of life today and for the rest of your life.
- Goes over the everyday steps to keep the back healthy: posture, seating positions, standing straight, sleep positions, eliminating “fat wallets,” good nutrition, exercising wisely, avoiding stress.
- Lifting How-To's
- Talks about how proper lifting techniques can help you avoid back injuries.
- Reveals that the profession with the most back injuries are heavy truck and tractor-trailer drivers.
- Discusses the importance of warm-up exercises before you lift, and demonstrates the steps of five warm-up exercises.
- Goes through the steps of good lifting techniques.
- Talks about the dangers of repetitive lifting.
- Addresses the controversy behind using back belts and supports.
- Summing it Up
- Reviews the key points to back health and safety in the video and emphasizes how taking care of your back now can have positive effects for a long time.
- Exercises to Improve Back Health
- Goes over the steps to nine basic strength and flexibility exercises.
- Exercises - Demonstrates back stretching exercises so viewers can learn to care for their backs.
- Review - Provides a quick way to refresh memory on key points of the program to better aid retention.
- Commentary – Offers additional interviews by industry professionals.
- Quiz – 10 interactive questions; offers correct/incorrect remediation to reinforce effectiveness of training.
- Message for Management – Gives introduction to the training program and topic for trainers/management.
The Basic System Requirements are:
- A 400 Mhz or faster Intel- compatible CPU
- A video card with AGP architecture and at least 4 MB of onboard RAM
- At least 128 MB of system RAM (Windows 2000, XP and Vista users - 256 MB or more is recommended)
- Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows XP or Windows Vista (most software DVD decoders have either reduced function or no support under Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0)
- The latest version of Microsoft DirectX
- A DVD-ROM drive (DVD discs cannot be read by CD-ROM equipment)