Healthcare Worker Safe Lifting Training – [Full Video Kit]


Everything that's included such as certificate of completion, trainee quiz, answer sheet, and Presenter's Guide plus full training video

You know that your healthcare staff needs to protect their back while working. This Safe Lifting Training for Healthcare Workers will help get your staff the training they need to prevent back injuries on the job. Filled with practical advice, tips, and strategies to reduce back injuries, your healthcare staff will appreciate the information in this training video.

This Healthcare Worker Safe Lifting Training Course Covers the Following:

  • What strategies can healthcare workers use to protect their backs from getting injured while performing their daily tasks?
  • What are the three different spine regions, and how do they work?
  • How to size up an item that you want to lift BEFORE attempting to lift it
  • How can a healthcare worker use different materials handling devices to lessen the load on their backs (dolls, carts, etc.)?
  • How do healthcare workers protect themselves from musculoskeletal disorders and work-related musculoskeletal injuries?
  • How to properly lift an item (straight back, bent knees, and more)
  • How medical personnel can prevent lifting while in an awkward position, thus promoting safe lifting techniques

Additional Topics Covered In This Healthcare Safe Lifting Training:

  • How to move heavy items that are stored above shoulder level
  • What is a “lifting ratio” when it comes to the weight of your body and the item you are attempting to lift?
  • What is the correct process to lift an item that is on the floor?
    • get as close to the object as possible and lower yourself by bending at the knees
    • Make sure your shoulders are level, centered, and facing forward
    • Take hold of the hold while keeping your arms close to your body
    • Lift slowly with your legs
  • How to properly carry an item that you have lifted so as to prevent back injuries
  • What tips and safe lifting techniques be used by medical personnel, nursing assistants, physical therapists, and others in the healthcare facility?

Healthcare Worker Safe Lifting Training Additional Topics:

  • How to properly set down an item that you have been carrying (yes, there is a process, and no, you shouldn’t just put it down without following some guidelines to prevent stress on your back)
  • What are some techniques to handle, move, or transfer patients? These patient-handling tasks are very common sources of back injuries among healthcare workers.
  • What are the best practices for patient handling?
  • What is a safe patient handling program, and how can it help prevent injuries for healthcare workers who have to move, transfer, or physically assist patients?
  • What is an “algorithm” for moving or transferring a patient? What lifting equipment might be used to assist workers with this task?
  • What examples of good body mechanics should all healthcare workers use to protect themselves from getting injured?
  • And much more….

Keeping your health care workers, happy and injury-free is no easy task. This training on “Safe Lifting” will help your healthcare workers understand how to protect their backs while doing the daily tasks that are required of them. Filled with ready to use information, we think your staff will appreciate the information in this training.

This training is available on an English-speaking DVD or on a USB stick and lasts 17 minutes. We also offer it online, either as a standalone course or as part of a larger online safety training library.

This Complete Healthcare Worker Safe Lifting Training Program Includes These Items:

  • Full-length Safe Lifting for Healthcare Staff safety training video
  • Employee quiz and answer sheet
  • A “Presenter’s Guide” if you are going to do this training in person
  • A printable training sign-in sheet to keep track of your training program
  • A printable Certificate of Completion. You can print as many copies of the Certificate as you need

Safe Lifting in Healthcare Training Video Full-Length Preview:

All of our training videos include the following additional resources:

1) A Leader’s Guide

The person giving the training can use the Guide to help facilitate the training and provide additional verbal support to the video. It also includes a sample outline for the training session along with the highlights of the course.

2) An Employee Quiz

Important to be able to test your trainees to make sure they understand and comprehend the training course they just watched.  This is also good for employer documentation for safety training of employees.

3) Answer Key to the Quiz

Ensures the questions are being answered correctly.

4) An Attendance Sheet

Allows you to keep track of who was trained, when the training occurred, who was the instructor, etc. Excellent documentation to prove your training requirements are in order.

5) A Printable “Certificate of Completion”

Allows you to give one to each employee who attends the safety training session.  Can also be kept in an employee file for training documentation.

Purchases made before 7:00 pm EST will be shipped out the same business day!

You will receive a tracking number for your package via email within a few hours of placing your order.

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