Back and Neck Injury Prevention
This training program can prevent you, a family member, or a friend from experiencing years of crippling neck and back pain. So many employees today experience painful and disabling back and neck injuries that many companies consider these the primary musculoskeletal disorders that lead to disability! Back and neck problems develop gradually over time, often without symptoms. We take our backs and necks for granted, like most things, until they become painful. Dr, Richard Bunch, a nationally renowned physical therapist and fitness expert, explains the underlying causes of back and neck disorders; then describes a proven approach for preventing disabling back and neck problems. This approach shows you how to alter harmful lifestyle habits, use sound ergonomic principles, and utilize specific behavioral-based methods.
This course presents interactive instruction covering the following topical areas:
The Spine and Discs
Lower Back Injuries and Prevention
Hazards and Prevention in Work Design
Ergonomics and Lumbar Support
Posture Relief and the McKenzie Method
How Can Employers Help?
This course will measure mastery on each of the following performance objectives:
Agree that backs can be damaged at any time.
Understand the problems associated with back or neck injuries.
Be aware of the discs in the back.
Prevent back and neck injuries in the workplace.
Use lumbar support when needed.
Know all the causes of back pain at in the workplace.
Use ergonomic strategies to reduce the risk of back injuries.
Understand how back injuries can occur while driving.
Prevent lifting injuries.
Prevent neck injuries.
Be aware of how employers can make the workplace safe.