Our workplace is full of hazards, hazards that can hurt us or kill us. Controlling these hazards and preventing injuries is the point of our safety and health program. One such hazard is the risk of suffering a back injury due to improper lifting or poor posture. Practicing safe lifting techniques and maintaining neutral posture can prevent injuries. That is the point of our facility’s efforts to prevent back injuries and that is the point of this program. So, pay close attention as we get to the point about preventing back injuries. Topics include how the components of the back work, how back pain and injuries occur, proper lifting techniques, maintaining a neutral posture, and responding to back pain.
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