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Preventing Back Injury
Preventing Back Injury $79.95

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mobile compliantPreventing Back Injury Online Course Overview

Lifting is a common task in many workplaces. In the beginning, lifting may not hurt much. Pain often grows gradually. Once the pain is severe enough many people end up seeing a doctor. Once a back is injured, it is easy to re-injure it. By lifting the same way every day, workers can form good habits and avoid back injuries.

This online Preventing Back Injury course explains how the back works and what can be done to prevent back injuries. After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of how the back works, the most common types of back injuries, the risk factors that increase your chances of sustaining a back injury, the common causes of back injuries, the best ways to prevent a back injury, and the steps that should be taken if a back injury occurs.

Preventing Back Injury Online Course Topics

This online Preventing Back Injury course covers the following topics:

  • How the back works
  • Types of back injuries
  • Aging and disease
  • Physical conditions affecting risk
  • Physical stress and posture
  • Overexertion and improper lifting
  • Steps for proper lifting
  • Using lifting equipment
  • Personal prevention strategies

Preventing Back Injury Online Course Duration

Approximately 45 minutes

Preventing Back Injury Online Assessment

Testing conducted in this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark.

mobile compliant 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.

Preventing Back Injury Online Certificate Of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

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