Back Safety and Injury Prevention

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$45 $40

Duration: 20 Minutes      Language: English

Topics Covered:

  • Recognize how practicing good posture, improving your work area conditions and working ergonomically will protect and strengthen your back.

  • Identify how a healthy lifestyle and improving your strength and flexibility can protect you from work-related back injuries.

  • Describe specific actions you can take to prevent work-related back injuries when moving or lifting materials.

Course Benefits:

  • Certificate of Completion. *Valid for 2 years.

  • Examination record available for employer.


  • Back Injury Prevention Training Guide, OSHA, 2009.

  • Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs), Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, January 2014.

  • The 5 Top Stretches to Minimize Back Pain, Athletico Physical Therapy, March 2012.

  • Ergonomic Guidelines for Manual Materials Handling, Cal/OSHA, 2007.

  • Ten Ways to Keep a Healthy Back, American Council on Exercise, May 2005.

  • Ergonomics eTool, Solutions for Electrical Contractors, 7/2003.

  • Lifting and Materials Handling, University of North Carolina, Department of Environment, Health and Safety, 1999.

  • Top-10-Most-Common-Workplace-Injuries, Arbill, 2017.

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