Back injuries caused by improper lifting are the most common disabling injuries in the workplace. A person can injure their back in virtually any type of occupation, often to the point they can no longer work in their chosen field, along with having a devastating impact on their overall quality of life. Many of the causes of back injury can be prevented by teaching employees how the back operates and the basics of proper lifting techniques.
BACK SAFETY BASICS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
- The anatomy of the spine
- Importance of stretching and exercises
- Maintaining proper posture
- Proper lifting techniques
BACK SAFETY BASICS COURSE DURATION
Approximately 20 minutes
BACK SAFETY BASICS ASSESSMENT
A brief quiz is included with this course in order to evaluate comprehension of the material. A certificate is available upon receiving 80% or greater (within 3 attempts) on the quiz.
BACK SAFETY BASICS CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.