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Back Injury Responsibility

A video showing the anatomical structure and function of the back. It describes the most common reasons for back injury including improper lifting and provides instruction on the mechanics of lifting correctly.

1997, 10 minutes.

VHS English  
How to Control Your Back Pain

This video describes the pain cycle of the injured back and the causes of this injury. It also includes information about the prevention of back injury.

1997, 10 minutes.

VHS English  
Ergonomics: A Weight Off Your Shoulders

This video describes the common causes of back strain and shows ways to reduce or eliminate this cumulative trauma disorder.

1997, 13 minutes.

VHS English  
Back Safety for Maintenance Employees

Designed primarily for industrial employees, this kit includes working in tight corners, team lifting, working and lifting from ladders, and lifting heavy objects.

1998, 40 minutes.

VHS  
Back Safety for Shipping and Receiving Employees

Covers opening and closing trailer doors, team lifting, moving pallets, pulling carts, squat stocking, lifting propane tanks, and more.

1998, 40 minutes.

VHS - Kit English  
Back Safety for Truck Drivers

Covers sitting/driving, getting in and out of the cab, pushing, handling hoods, lifting rear doors, pulling or loading hand trucks, handling lift gates, and more.

1998, 40 minutes.

VHS - Kit English  
Real, Real Life: Back Safety

This video kit from the Real, Real Life series covers the dangers your back faces every day on the job. Topics include: attitude, awareness, action; types of back injuries; safe lifting practices; exercise; and real-life scenarios.

2000, 15 minutes.

VHS English  
Seven Minute Solutions: Understanding Back Safety

From the Seven Minute Safety series, this video looks at issues that can cause back problems such as: improper lifting techniques; excessive or repetitive twisting, bending, and reaching; and, lifting heavy loads. Also covers when to use mechanical equipment to lift objects.

2002, 7 minutes.

VHS - Kit English  
Industrial Ergonomics

Instructs employees to recognize common ergonomic problems in industrial environments and to apply practical solutions to these problems. Covers body anatomy, ergonomic problems caused by certain types of movements, parts of the body most often affected, practical solutions to ergonomic problems, and stress release and warm-up exercises.

1991, 17 minutes.

VHS English  
Industrial Ergonomics: What Supervisors Need to Know

Provides an overview of ergonomics, the signs and symptoms of cumulative trauma disorders, and associated risk factors.

1994, 15 minutes.

VHS - Kit English  
Laboratory Ergonomics

Addresses the strain employees place on their bodies while working in a lab. Includes: stretching, neutral positions, mini-breaks; positions, motions and practices which cause ergonomic problems; sitting, standing and lifting positions; customizing your work space; and the importance of regular exercise.

1993, 10 minutes.

VHS English  
Office Ergonomics

Teaches employees to recognize potential problems in the office and to apply practical solutions to these problems. Includes physiology of the body, how ergonomic problems occur, parts of the body most susceptible to problems, and how warm-up exercises can help.

Year unknown, 17 minutes.

VHS English  
Understanding Industrial Ergonomics

Introduces employees to the principles of ergonomics and explains how to apply them at work. Examines activity-based risks, such as poor body position, repetition, and duration. Offers ways of preventing ergonomics injuries.

1994, 10 minutes.

VHS English  
Materials Handling

Shows how to properly push, pull, carry, lift, and lower materials. Stresses planning before handling materials, suggesting that employees consider options, plan routes, stretch properly, and use mechanical aids where possible. Also reviews proper lifting techniques, and encourages employees to vary their workload to allow for rest periods.

1998, 10 minutes.

VHS - Kit English  
Ergonomics: Solving the Puzzle

This kit addresses: creating a successful ergonomics program; changing your workplace; and, reducing repetitive motion injuries. Produced in 2004, the DVD is an updated version of the video, but covers the same content.

2004, 19 minutes.

DVD English, Spanish, and Portuguese  
Ergonomics: Solving the Puzzle

This kit addresses: creating a successful ergonomics program; changing your workplace; and, reducing repetitive motion injuries. Produced in 2004, the DVD is an updated version of the video, but covers the same content.

2000, 19 minutes.

VHS - Kit English  
Office Ergonomics: It's Your Move

Office Ergonomics: It's Your Move takes a look at musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) and what you and your employees can do to prevent them. Topics include the signs and symptoms of MSD, recognizing MSD risk factors, preventing MSD, and the benefits of protecting yourself while you work.

2001, 16 minutes.

VHS - Kit English  
Shoveling Safety

Five-minute tailgate video that briefly addresses the body mechanics involved in shoveling, ergonomic approaches to shoveling, breaking old habits and preventing injuries, types of shovels and tool maintenance.

1997, 5 minutes.

VHS English  
Ergonomics: Safe Patient Transfer

This program teaches healthcare staff: back protection when working with patients; recognizing risk tasks in daily work; identifying risky patients and risky locations; and types of mechanical devices to use during patient care.

2001, 16 minutes.

VHS English  
Lifting Patients from Chairs

This DVD takes a detailed look at how to move a patient from a bed to a wheelchair. It also discusses how move a patient from a wheelchair to a treatment table, and what to do if the patient falls. Notes the importance of keeping your spine strong and flexible.

2007, 7 minutes.

DVD English