Overexertion Prevention – SSC018GE (14 min.)
Engineers and maintenance personnel know from experience that moving parts in equipment and machinery, if not properly used and maintained, are subject to wear and tear. Yet when it comes to our own bodies, we often think of them as indestructible. Overexertion type injuries are the highest percentage of worker compensations costs representing nearly 30 cents of every $1 in claims paid. These types of injuries are often associated with lifting, pushing, pulling, tossing and handling material. In this effective and motivational program, your employees will learn how the body functions, risk factors associated with overexertion type injuries, and preventive measures they can utilize to reduce their exposure and prevent injuries. The program teaches the impact their posture can have on their body and the cumulative affect of improper lifting techniques. The visual graphics and comprehensive information will educate and motivate your employees to make the proper decisions and lifestyle adjustments to ensure their health and safety.