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Video Resource Library

(B) = Booklet, (C) = CD (support materials), (D) = DVD, (V) = Video

Please check out our newer titles indicated in orange.

Bloodborne Pathogens / First Aid Chemical Safety Children / Teenage Safety
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Driver Training Electrical Safety Ergonomics
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Back At Work

Coastal (2006)
Time: 16 minutes #VLEB027 (D)
Everyone can use a review of proper lifting procedures and a reminder of how important lifestyle is when it comes to avoiding back injuries.

Back In Action

DuPont Sustainable Solutions (Coastal) (2010)
Time: 20 minutes #VLEB036 (D)
Follow six co-workers as they attempt to make an office documentary on the importance of back safety. Using a humorous approach, Back in Action seeks to engage viewers and keep the material fresh.

Back Injury Prevention

American Training Resources (1997)
Time: 15 minutes #VLEB020 (V)
Designed with the office, factory and field worker in mind. The key points covered include:
- Exercises, techniques, tips and ergonomics for a better back
- Shows right way/wrong ways for lifting
- Suitable for any workplace

Back Safety Defending Your Zone

Coastal (2004)
Time:23 minutes #VLEB028 (D)
This dynamic, sports-themed Trainer's Toolkit compares the physical rigors workers face on the job with the physical challenges of professional athletes, stressing important techniques for back safety that can prevent injuries.

Back Safety for First Responders

Coastal (2003, 2004)
Time:15 minutes #VLEB022 (D) (V) (B)
This program teaches back safety techniques specific to EMTs, firefighters and law enforcement officers, as well as exercises to keep back muscles strong and flexible.
- Back structure
- Repetitive stress illnesses/reverse stretching
- Warning signs of back injury
- Common first responder back injuries
- Proper lifting techniques
- Training points for handling stretchers, gurneys and fire hoses

Back Safety for Landscape, Maintenance, and Custodial Workers

Coastal (1996)
Time: 18 minutes #VLEB001 (V)
- Body mechanics
- Lifting and turning
- Pushing
- Using mechanical devices
- Common injuries
- Back exercises
- When to seek medical attention.

Back Safety for Material Handlers

Coastal (2005)
Time:17 minutes #VLEB031 (D)
Materials handlers are some of the most frequent victims of back injury, but if they practice the techniques taught in this program, they can keep their backs strong and in great shape.

Back Safety for Mechanics

J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. (1998)
Time:40 minutes #VLEB024 (B) (V)
Thorough coverage by noted back safety specialist Dr. Stephen Grennan in site-specific environments. This program gives mechanics specific safe work methods based on medical interpretation. The program graphically displays the BEST way to accomplish their most difficult tasks. (The first 25 minutes focuses on the mechanics and the last 15 minutes focuses more on stretching etc.)
- Moving batteries; changing tires
- Lifting hoods; team lifting
- Changing starters, and more!

Back Safety: Lift Well, Live Well

Coastal (2004)
Time: 15 minutes #VLEB030 (D)
This teaches workers how to "head off" back pain by using their heads and always being aware of how to protect their back from injury, through careful lifting and invigorating exercise.

Back Safety: Real, Real-Life Video

Coastal (2000)
Time: 15 minutes #VLEB019 (B) (D) (V)
Whether you have a physically demanding job, one that requires lifting or bending over, or you have a less active one, such as sitting behind a desk, the potential for injuring your back is very real. Using a fresh and humorous approach, this exciting video covers the dangers your back faces every day on the job.
- Attitude, awareness , and action
- Types of back injuries
- Safe lifting practices
- Exercise
- Real-life scenarios

Back Safety (Safe in 8)

Coastal (2002, 2006)
Time: 8 minutes #VLEB029 (D)
We depend on a healthy back for almost everything we do at work or home. This video will give your employees simple steps to make sure they stay free from back injury. It covers: Staying within your Safety Zone, Proper grasping and lifting, Load awareness, Reverse stretching and Mechanical advantage.

Back Supports: A Tool in Back Injury Prevention

State Fund Workers' Compensation Insurance Media Productions (1992)
Time: 6 minutes #VLEB002 (V)

Computer Workstation Safety - National Safety Compliance

Time: 18 minutes #VLEB011 (V) (B)
This program is designed to train employees who have ergonomic risk factors associated with Video Display Terminals (VDT) or computer monitors. This workplace hazard has received more attention as an increasing number of workplaces use computers. Information presented in the program includes:
- Ergonomic Factors Eyestrain
- The Effect of Lighting
- Reducing Tension & Stress

Cumulative Trauma: It All Adds Up: Employee Training

Aurora Pictures
Time: 17 minutes #VLEB004 (V)
Module One

Cumulative Trauma: Meeting the Challenge: Supervisor Training

Aurora Pictures
Time: 17 minutes #VLEB005 (V)
Module Two

Cumulative Trauma: Managing Cumulative Trauma: Supervisor Training

Aurora Pictures
Time: 17 minutes #VLEB006 (V)
Module Three

Ergonomics: Break the RMI Habit

Coastal (2005)
Time: 12 minutes #VLEB025 (D)
This recently-released program incorporates requirements of the California OSHA Ergonomics Standard (Article 106, section 5110) with common-sense ergonomics procedures to help your employees work safer and smarter.

Ergonomics For Supervisors Revised

Time: 21 minutes #VLEB007 (B) (V)
This program is designed to instruct supervisors and team leaders regarding their general responsibilities in a company's ergonomic program. Other topics covered:
- Participating in an ergonomic team
- Analyzing the workplace
- Understanding risk factors
- Ergonomic solutions
- Industrial and office settings
- Recognizing symptoms of employees.

Ergonomics: Safe Patient Transfer

Coastal (2005)
Time: 16 minutes #VLEB023 (D) (V) (B)
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, therapists, as well as licensed practical nurses and registered nurses, make up six of the top ten professionals at the greatest risk for back injury.
- Back protection when wokring with patients
- Recognizing risky tasks in daily work
- Identifying risky patients and risky locations
- Types of mechanical devices to use during patient care

Ergonomics: Solving the Puzzle

Coastal (2004)
Time: 18 minutes #VLEB008 (B) (D) (V)
This video will help you create an ergonomically sound work environment for your employees that will help reduce injuries, workers' compensation costs and lost workdays. It's focus:
- Fits jobs and work areas to people
- Makes work better for everyone by reducing overuse and repetitive motion
- Makes work less tiring, less demanding, and less difficult
- Helps prevent injuries and lost time
- Increases work quality and output

Ergonomics: Taking Matters Into Your Own Hands

Coastal (2002, 2006)
Time: 14 minutes #VLEB009 (B) (D) (V)
To lessen the pressures on your body that may lead to CTD injury:
- Work in a neutral position whenever possible
- Reduce repetitive motions on the job
- Minimize force by using power tools and wearing gloves
- Eliminate direct pressure
- Take regular breaks
- Do hand and wrist exercises.

Ergonomics: The 24-Hour Body

Coastal (1998, 2005)
Time: 18 minutes #VLEB010 (B) (D) (V)
This video, along with the handbook, will help you use good body mechanics 24 hours a day. You'll learn how to protect your body when you do your weekend chores, how to stay in your safety zone, and how to relax correctly. Even sleeping is part of this 24-hour protection plan.

Ergonomics - Watch Your Back

Coastal (2001, 2005)
Time: 15 minutes #VLEB026 (D) (B)
Whether your staff is moving patients, test tubes, laundry or food, they need to protect their backs from undue stress. All healthcare workers have a high risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders or back injuries. The focus is: General back safety, Symptoms of back problems, Recognizing the dangers, Prevention MSDs and Safe materials handling.

It's Your Back, Don't Break It: Back Safety for Home Care Workers

Coastal (1996, 2005)
Time: 20 minutes #VLEB032 (D)
Designed specifically for home care workers, this program explains how to lift and move patients safely. It also describes how employees can protect their backs with good posture, diet and exercise. This program can easily be incorporated into your agency's current back-safety program and can be used to update supervisors on current back-safety procedures.

Muscle Strains & Sprains

Summit (2004)
Time: 19 minutes #VLEB033 (D) (C)
The program teaches the importance of hazard recognition, body mechanics, and properly preparing the body for performing manual tasks. Demonstrations in real-work situations teach:
- How muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments work together
- The importance of stretching and fitness to avoid strains and sprains
- Correct stretching techniques
- The importance of health and nutrition
- Best safety practices to prevent injuries

Office Ergonomics

Long Island Productions (1992)
Time: 11 minutes #VLEB013 (V)

Office Ergonomics: It's Your Move

Coastal (2004)
Time: 16 minutes #VLEB035 (B) (D)
This DVD takes a look at musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), their signs and symptoms, and what your employees can do to prevent them. It covers:
- Signs and symptoms of MSD's
- Recognizing MSD risk factors
- Preventing MSD's
- Benefits of protecting yourself while at work

On The Road: The Lighter Side of Lifting

BNA Communications, Inc. (1995)
Time: 22 minutes #VLEB015 (V) (B)
Get back to the basics of lifting correctly. There is no "single" right way to lift because most objects are different in size, shape, and weight - but the basic procedures of lifting correctly remain the same. This video presents four easy-to-remember rules to help your employees lighten a load and remove stress from the back. They are: (1) keep it close/keep the curves, (2) staggered stance, (3) build a bridge, and (4) prepare and compensate. Reinforcing the use of these four simple techniques, along with your organization's back injury prevention program, is an inexpensive way your organization can help reduce the risk of back injuries on the job.

Pain Management - Finding Relief

Coastal (2002, 2005)
Time: 21 minutes #VLEB034 (D)
All accredited healthcare organizations were required to comply with JCAHO's pain management standards by January 2001. This important new video program will walk your staff through these new standards while taking a look at how the standards enhance patient care. The focus is: Types of pain, Pain assessment, Analgesic and non-drug pain relief and Performance monitoring.

Proper Lifting: Why Take a Risk?

Long Island Productions, Inc. (1989)
Time: 9 minutes #VLEB021 (V)
Employees learn not to "risk your disk" by demonstrating, in a unique and entertaining way, the basics of proper lifting.
- Checking the path to avoid slips, trips
- How to avoid twisting while lifting

Video Display Terminal Safety

Long Island Productions, Inc. (1995)
Time: 10 minutes #VLEB016 (V)
This video reviews the safe use of video display terminals (VDT's) in the workplace.

What's Our Excuse? Featuring McLean Stevenson

Aurora Pictures (1987)
Time: 14 minutes #VLEB018 (V)
Deals with back injury prevention.
Television personality McLean Stevenson examines a series of accident re-enactments, revealing how the excuses we all make can actually be warning signs of unsafe behavior. This is an attitude-oriented program that is extremely easy to relate to, and it provides strong reinforcement for your back injury education efforts.

Working With Display Screen Equipment

Safetycare, Inc. (1993)
Time: 15 minutes #VLEB017 (V)

If you like these titles, also check out the video "Healthcare Ergonomics: Working to Your Advantage" in the Healthcare Industry section.
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