Healthcare Back Safety Videos
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Cumulative trauma disorders are the fastest growing category of occupational injuries in the United States. This program will help you identify ergonomic hazards in your work area and focuses on the prevention of the most common injuries you will face as a healthcare worker.
Back injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders are rampant in the healthcare industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nurses' aides, health aides, radiology technologists and therapists, as well as licensed practical nurses and registered nurses, make up six of the top 10 professionals at the greatest risk for back injury.
Safety training is crucial for all employees, but perhaps none more than for healthcare workers. The risk of injury on the job is high. The main objective of this session is to make employees aware of ergonomic hazards on the job and teach them the precautions they need to take to prevent injuries.
This 22 DVD package meets the initial training requirements outlined in Illinois Title 89 IAC Ch. II Section 240.1535 – “In-Home Service Staff Positions, Qualifications, Training and Responsibilities” with the exception of training on “Use of seclusion and restraint” and “Respiratory services"