BACK SAFETY TRAINING

COURSE OVERVIEW:

OSHA requires employers to train employers on all safety hazards, including back and lifting safety. Employees must be taught by someone who has the knowledge and experience to evaluate the employee competence. This course includes everything your business needs to train your employees on back safety and proper lifting techniques. 

 

Course Length: 2hrs | CFR Reference: NTIS PB 821-789-48 | Course Required By: NIOSH

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe work related back injuries in the workplace

  • Identify parts of the body most vulnerable to injury

  • Understanding the proper Do's and Don'ts

 

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Back Injury Statistics

  • Back Parts Effected

  • Common Back Injuries

  • Proper Sitting Positions

  • Proper Sleeping Positions

  • Causes of Back Injuries

  • Lifting Tools

  • Lifting Plans/Guidelines

  • Proper Lifting Techniques

  • Lifting Elivated Loads

  • Moving with a Load

  • Team Lifting

  • Stretching and Exercise

 

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE:
N/A

 

COMPLETION:
Upon completion of Back Safety training, students will be able to identify hazards associated with workplace back safety. Students will receive class room demonstrations and receive Back Safety and Proper Lifting Techniques Guide and are required to pass a test. Upon successfully completing this course students will receive a certificate of completion.