Back Safety: Powerlift: Lifting Training That Works

The economic engine of our bodies is our backs, and this video features five lifting techniques to help protect against back injury. Using techniques developed by Dr. Michael Schaefer, chiropractic orthopedic, and employed by some of the largest companies in the world, workers learn how to safely lift loads with and without handles. Maintaining a strong, neutral spine position is the key to Dr. Schaefer’s Power Lifting techniques. The video shows and explains five lifting techniques: wide-stance lift; tilt load; tripod; golfer’s bend and lean-bar lift. This video should be seen by any employee who lifts any type of materials in the course of their work, or by anyone who understands the importance of taking good care of one’s back.