Back Safety in Healthcare Environments for Medical Personnel
Available for MP4 video download by purchasing a corporate or single-site license.
If you work in healthcare and your back is hurting, you're definitely not alone. An estimated 31 million people in the U.S. are suffering from back pain at any given time. And we spend more than $50 billion every year trying to get rid of it. More than 1,000,000 back injuries occur in the workplace every year, making bad backs a major cause of days missed from work. That's a lot of back pain, not to mention lost wages and productivity. But it doesn't have to happen.
This program for medical personnel discusses how to avoid back pain and injuries, how the back is structured, how it works, the problems that can affect it, and what we can do to prevent them while working in medical environments. Topics include:
- How the back works
- The different types of back injuries
- How to have better posture for a healthier back
- How to lift things safely
- How to handle patients correctly and safely
- Ways to take care of your back 24/7