Back Safety and Injury Prevention Overview

Learning objectives

  • Recognize how back injuries occur in the workplace
  • Identify ways you can care for your back and prevent back injuries
  • Explain how best practices, such as using tools and equipment and moving loads properly, can prevent back injuries

Course overview

This lesson covers principles of back safety, including how to properly care for your back and perform work tasks safely.

  • 12 minutes
  • English, Spanish
Course Outline
  • Back Safety and Injury Prevention Overview
  • AHWA Foundation, Exercises and Stretches for Lower Back Pain, 2021
  • California Department of Industrial Relations, General Industry Safety Orders, 106 Ergonomics, Repetitive Motion Injuries
  • Healthline, 7 Lower Back Stretches to Reduce Pain and Build Strength, 2021
  • Mayo Clinic, Patient Care & Health Information, Diseases and Conditions, Sciatica, 2021
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Back Injury Prevention Training Guide, OSHA
  • Spine Institute, Wellness, The Importance of Proper Body Mechanics - Keeping Your Spine Healthy, 2021
  • Spine-health, 5 Ways to Keep Your Spine Healthy and Happy, 2021
  • Stretching Exercises Guide, How Long to Stretch, 2007 - 2020
  • UCLA Health, Ergonomics, 2021
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