Atlantic Training's course on "Safe Lifting in Healthcare Environments: for Office and Maintenance Personnel" discusses how lifting and carrying things can affect the back, and how non-medical personnel can use safe lifting techniques to help them avoid back injuries in a healthcare facility.
We've all experienced back pain at one time or another, and it probably resulted from lifting something incorrectly. Maybe the load was too big or too heavy, or we lifted from an awkward position. But if you want to avoid injuries, you need to make sure that you use your back the "right way".
Topics covered in this course include:
The objective of Atlantic Training's program is to provide the information employees need to protect their backs when they are lifting and carrying.