Train the Trainer: Injury Prevention/On the Job Stretching
Date: September 27, 2012
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 am
Place: ABC Delaware Classroom
Cost: $ 25 for members...$ 50 for non-members
Instructor: Diana Burns, ATI Physical Therapy
This class is for anyone conducting tool box talks and your site supervisory personnel!
Research shows that by engaging in a stretching routine briefly and periodically throughout the day can dramatically reduce soft tissue injuries in the workplace – ultimately impacting your bottom line! In fact, in a large utility experienced a 42.8% Reduction in OSHA Recordables, 48% Reduction Sprains & Strains, and 62.6% Reduction in Number of Lost Days upon completion of a PRO Physical Therapy stretching program.
This course is designed to teach tool box talk leaders (Safety Managers, Human Resources, & Supervisors, etc.) to conduct a results oriented on-the-job stretching program. Participants will learn common risk factors, physiology of common musculoskeletal injuries, national statistics, proper biomechanics for safe work methods in order to establish a foundation for program development. This course will instruct on how to safely perform total body and job task specific stretches. Participants will walk away with a customized “ready to instruct” program for your organization. Good for Office personnel also!