Safety Matters: Back Safety Interactive Online Training

Type
Interactive Training
Producer
DSS
SKU
BAK009-ON
Runtime
35 minutes

Course Description

Safety Matters: Back Safety Interactive Online Training

Safety Matters: Back Safety covers important information to help your employees protect their backs so they can continue to work safely. Back injuries are painful, expensive to treat and can last a lifetime. Year after year, they are one of the leading causes of injuries on the job. Protecting your back is why you need to understand the basics of how it functions, as well as the behaviors to avoid and the safe work practices that will keep you protected on the job. Because when it comes to your back, safety matters.

Objective

Learning Objectives:

Why Back Safety is Important

  • Different categories of back injuries
  • What is microtrauma?

Risk Factors, Injuries, and Warning Signs

  • Typical causes of back injuries
  • Signs that you may have a back injury

Anatomy – Spine and Back Basics

  • How the back functions

Prevention and Maintaining a Healthy Back

  • Technique for proper lifting
  • Tips for protecting your posture
  • How your general health effects your back