Back Safety Basics

This course will explores how the back operates and the basics of proper lifting techniques.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Back injuries caused by improper lifting are the most common disabling injuries in the workplace. A person can injure their back in virtually any type of occupation, often to the point they can no longer work in their chosen field, along with having a devastating impact on their overall quality of life. Many of the causes of back injury can be prevented by teaching employees how the back operates and the basics of proper lifting techniques.

COURSE TOPICS

  • The anatomy of the spine
  • Importance of stretching and exercises
  • Maintaining proper posture
  • Proper lifting techniques

ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 20 minutes

PASS MARK

A brief quiz is included with this course in order to evaluate comprehension of the material. A certificate is available upon receiving 80% or greater (within 3 attempts) on the quiz.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

N/A

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