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Safe Lifting In Transportation And Warehouse Environments

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Safe Lifting In Transportation And Warehouse Environments

Per the Bureau of Labor Statistics, back injuries account for nearly 20 percent of all injuries and illnesses in the workplace, with only the common cold causing more lost days of work. Learning safe lifting practices is critical to keeping everyone injury-free in the transportation and warehousing industries.

This course provides employees with the tools and knowledge needed to lift safely and effectively, including understanding the structure and function of the back, preparing for a lift, and maintaining proper posture while carrying heavy loads. Participants will also learn about lifting below the waist and planning a carry to prevent common injuries.

By investing in this course, employers can reduce the risk of team members suffering an injury and increase productivity on the job.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 30 days to complete the course

The safe lifting course is designed for individuals working in transportation and warehouse environments, as well as those who supervise such work.

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • The Back's Structure And Function
  • Preparing For A Lift
  • The Mechanics Of Safe Lifting
  • Below The Waist Lifting
  • Planning A "Carry"
  • Conclusion

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