Safety Matters: Strains and Sprains
Most people will experience strains and sprains at one point or another. Avoiding risky behavior and engaging in safe work practices are ways to actively sidestep the pain from these all too common injuries.
Safety Matters: Strains and Sprains helps increase employees knowledge of strains and sprains, their differences and how to treat them.
What are Strains and Sprains?
- Examples of strains
- Examples of sprains
Causes of Strains and Sprains
- Workplace risk factors
- Individual risk factors
Recognizing Potential Strains and Sprains
- Symptoms of a strain
- Symptoms of a sprain
- Treating a strain or sprain at home
- When to see a doctor
- Proper lifting techniques
- Changing positions
- Back protection
Safety Matters: Strains and Sprains is one of a series of 10 programs developed and produced by DSS Learning & Development, the award-winning leader in employee workplace safety training.