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Back Safety and Injury Prevention Online Course

Back Safety and Injury Prevention Online Course
Price: $69.95
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COURSE OVERVIEW

The purpose of this lesson is to familiarize individuals who have physically demanding jobs (e.g. manufacturing, warehouse, hospitality, and trade workers) with the principles of back safety and injury prevention in order to help them reduce or prevent work-related back injuries.

Upon successful completion of this course, you should have a better understanding of how 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.

REGULATIONS

Back Injury Prevention Training Guide, OSHA, 2009

Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs), Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, January 2014

The 5 Top Stretches to Minimize Back Pain, Athletico Physical Therapy, March 2012

Ergonomic Guidelines for Manual Materials Handling, Cal/OSHA, 2007

Ten Ways to Keep a Healthy Back, American Council on Exercise, May 2005

Ergonomics eTool, Solutions for Electrical Contractors, 7/2003

Lifting and Materials Handling, University of North Carolina, Department of Environment, Health and Safety, 1999

Top-10-Most-Common-Workplace-Injuries, Arbill, 2017

COURSE TOPICS

  • My Back Hurts
  • Maintain Posture and Minimize Stresses
  • Live a Healthy Lifestyle and Improve Strength and Flexibility
  • Be Smart, Move it the Right Way

ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 20 minutes

PASS MARK

Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

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

COURSE PREVIEW

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Why Use Us?

  • Short notice registration
  • Typically small classes and more individualized attention
  • Certified instructors with many years experience
  • Creative teaching styles
  • Variety of locations to suit your needs
  • Classroom and elearning options
  • Fun , motivational and effective programs
  • Competitive pricing
  • Lots of scheduling options during the month
  • Group rates may apply
  • Your facility or ours for larger classes
  • Site specific training to suit your industries safety needs

About Us

Our instructors are certified to conduct a variety of courses and have many years experience in facilitating programs.

Over 20 years running seminars in the Alberta area.

Programs are recognized in Canada and many for international applications.

Certificates - Temporary and Permanent certifications awarded.

We meet or exceed Industry Standards.