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Back Safety In Industrial Environments

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than one million workers suffer back injuries each year, and back injuries account for one of every five workplace injuries or illnesses. Further, per a University of Maryland fact sheet, one-fourth of all compensation indemnity claims involve back injuries, costing industry billions of dollars on top of the pain and suffering borne by employees. While all back injuries will never be eliminated, incorporating this course as part of a comprehensive workplace safety training and ergonomics initiative is an important step to protect and educate employees.

The course starts by demonstrating how the back works. It continues to depict various kinds of back injuries, and best practices for adopting a better posture, lifting safely, and taking care of your back all the time.

Utilize this course with all your staff, especially those who are lifting and moving heavier materials as part of their duties, to help them prevent on-the-job back injuries.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 30 days to complete the course

This course is geared toward folks working predominantly in industrial environments

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • How The Back Works
  • Types Of Back Injuries
  • Better Posture For A Healthier Back
  • How To Lift Things Safely
  • Taking Care Of Your Back 24/7
  • Conclusion

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