Course Description: The purpose of this course is to familiarize workers with the principles of back safety and injury prevention in order to help them reduce or prevent work-related back injuries.
Course Objectives: After completing this module, the learner will be able to:
• Recognize how practicing good posture, improving your work area conditions and working ergonomically will protect and strengthen your back.
• Identify how a healthy lifestyle, and improving your strength and flexibility, can protect you from work-related back injuries.
• Describe specific actions you can take to prevent work-related back injuries when moving or lifting materials.