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Back Safety: Proper Lifting Procedures

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Back Safety: Proper Lifting Procedures for Avoiding Back Injury

Repetitive, incorrect use of the back can cause injuries on the job. In fact, 20% of all work injuries are related to the back, potentially resulting from poor lifting techniques. This course teaches employees how to avoid strain on the back while lifting and moving objects, while placing an emphasis on physical and mental preparation.

This online course discusses tips for moving heavy objects. Moving objects improperly can cause twisting and injury. This course also describes the following lifting techniques: golfer's lift, basic leg lift, cradle lift, overhead lifting, strongman's lift, and team lifting.

Your company and employees will benefit from this online course because it teaches the value of keeping an injury-free team. Back injuries are the second leading cause of worker absenteeism and this affects the team and the work involved. With this training, your workers can prevent injury and be part of a strong and healthy team.

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 60 days to complete the course

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The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Preparation
  • Lifting Procedures
  • Basic Leg Lift
  • Cradle Lift
  • Overhead Lifting
  • Strongman's Lift
  • Moving
  • Team Lifting
  • Conclusion

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