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10 to 15 minutes
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At some time about half of all adults experience back pain to such a degree that it interferes with their normal activities. Back injuries are often caused by improper lifting. This online training course teaches viewers how to lift safely, whether at home or on the job.

People often bend over from the waist to lift things up. This course explains how this strains the back and why we should use the strong muscles of our legs, and not our back muscles, for lifting. Other common mistakes people make when lifting, such as twisting and over reaching, are pointed out. Viewers are shown why dollies and other equipment should be used whenever possible for lifting and moving. The safe lifting techniques taught in this course can be put into practice right away.

Don't be slowed down by back injuries caused by improper lifting. Take this course to learn safe lifting methods.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

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The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Lifting Basics
  • Planning the Lift
  • Performing the Lift
  • Avoiding Common Mistakes
  • Conclusion

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