Earn your Back Safety Basics certificate upon successful completion of this course
Back Safety Basics
BACK SAFETY BASICS ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW
Back injuries caused by improper lifting are the most common disabling injuries in the workplace. A person can injure their back in virtually any type of occupation, often to the point they can no longer work in their chosen field, along with having a devastating impact on their overall quality of life. Many of the causes of back injury can be prevented by teaching employees how the back operates and the basics of proper lifting techniques.
BACK SAFETY BASICS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
- The anatomy of the spine
- Importance of stretching and exercises
- Maintaining proper posture
- Proper lifting techniques
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.
Average Completion Time
Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 20 minutes.
Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.