Worker Training Program
Designed to be used by an instructor in a classroom setting, the worker training program includes detailed instructions on how to conduct each module and the handouts to use. The modules can be delivered at one time or at different times.
Part 1-A– Ergonomics Basics: Overview of soft tissue injuries, recognition of related hazards, and proper lifting practices (PowerPoint)
Part 1-B– Ergonomics Basics: risks of prescription opioids and benefits of stretching exercises (PowerPoint)
Part 2 – Proper lifting methods (hands-on demonstrations). Appendix C– Demonstration station signage
Part 3– Interactive planning, lifting, moving, and stretching activities, including games for smartphones (PowerPoint)