Back Injury Prevention

Course Details

CMP points: N/A

Format: Classroom

Duration: 0.5 day

Time: 8:00 am 12:00 pm / 12:30 pm- 4:30 pm

Prerequisites: N/A

PPE Required: N/A

Course Description

Back injuries are one of the most common work-related injuries that can negatively affect your life forever, including your ability to work.

This half-day course provides participants with the understanding on how to prevent back injuries by providing recognized approaches for safe lifting.

Topics include:

  • Mechanisms of back injury

  • Physical Demands Analysis and Hazard Assessments

  • Pre-employment screening and pre-work stretching programs

  • Ergonomic evaluations and principles of safe lifting

  • Ergonomic evaluations and principles of safe lifting

  • Motivating workers to utilize proper body mechanics in their jobs

By the end of this course you will:

  • Create an effective back injury prevention program

  • Perform task Physical Demands Analysis and lifting Hazard Assessments

  • Develop and implement safe lifting practices to prevent back injury


  • Members: $75.00

  • Non Members: $75.00