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Risk Management - Training

Back Injury Prevention Training

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This class will introduce the concept of ergonomics and examine how back injuries happen. Additionally, techniques and methods of preventing injuries to your back will be taught.

Topics covered include:

  • Human anatomy of the lower back
  • Some causes and symptoms of lower back injuries
  • Sample ergonomic issues found in today?s work environment
  • Some examples of proper body mechanics
  • Exercises for home and job