How to Prevent Neck and Back Pain

This 2 minutes safety training video covers: How to protect your neck, how to keep your neck upright and in neutral position, how to take care of neck and back, how to reduce strain from your back while standing or sitting, how to keep your lumbar region supported. Click here to watch the 15 minutes full length version.

The Full-Length Version is Available on DVD!

The physical stresses and strains that industrial jobs can cause in the workers who perform them can lead to severe, even disabling, injuries over time. These "ergonomic" injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, and lower back pain, often result in missed work time, reduced productivity and increased expenses.

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All of the products... the new "Micro-Learning" and full-length online courses as well as the DVDs and interactive CD courses... discuss topics that are integral to employees' understanding of these issues.

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Video Transcript

To protect your neck, avoid motions such as flexing or extending it by moving your head forward and back, or making side to side motions. To do this you may have to make some adjustments, such as repositioning your computer screen or altering your workstation so you can see without straining. Just remember, the goal is to keep your head and neck upright and in a neutral position. Good ergonomics is important for the back as well.