Back Safety – How To Work Safely While Protecting Your Back
This (3) hour course is designed to make workers aware of the proper way to lift, stand, and sit to help prevent back injuries. Back injuries are the second leading cause of missed workdays. Injuries to the back related to lifting and handling objects are some of the most common and frequent types of injuries. Thousands of people become disabled each year from these injuries which cost billions of dollars in medical treatment and lost wages. Certificates of completion awarded upon completion of course.
Intended Audience: These practices can help workers protect themselves from severe back injuries caused in the workplace. This program is intended for workers who are required to lift and move objects as part of their job task. This includes jobs in warehouses, factories, retail, repair, construction, and many more.