Preventing Back Injuries to the Point

  • E-Learning

Our workplaces are full of hazards, including the risk of suffering a back injury due to improper lifting or poor posture. Merely using the proper lifting techniques and maintaining a neutral posture can prevent these injuries. Back injuries can be debilitating, and the methods needed to avoid the injuries are simple.

This course demonstrates safe lifting practices to prevent back injuries with an explanation of how the spine functions. How specific improper actions and movements cause extreme stress on the spine, which may lead to injuries. Training also covers what to do if one experiences back pain. Utilize the materials presented here and learn how to avoid potentially severe injuries to your back.

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Topics Covered

  • How the Components of the Back Work  
  • How Back Pain and Injuries Occur 
  • Proper Lifting Techniques  
  • Atypical Lifting Situations 
  • Maintaining a Neutral Posture
  • Responding to Back Pain 


0.22 hours


Best Practices


As Needed

Who Should Attend:

All Employees