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Tuesday, October 18, 2005

The Value Of Safety Videos

Safety videos can provide many excellent resources for you and for your employees. What are they and how can they help your organization? First, realize that safety videos are full of valuable information. They can teach and provide that information on just about any safety related topic quite simply. And, more importantly, effectively. If you have problems with workmen's compensation or employees following state and local safety regulations, consider the purchase and installation of various safety videos.

For example, one of the most common workmen's compensation claims has to do with back pain. Most of the time, people do not realize that there is a good and a bad way to lift heavy items. So, they just bend down and lift. But, lifting from your back can cause any number of problems including painful tears, stretches and even problems with the spine. If employees are taught to lift with their legs instead, they can help to reduce the injuries that could happen. Providing safety videos to help bring to the front this issue would not only allow them to hear what you need them to do but to see it.

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