12 days average lost productivity for every back injury – $100bn indirect costs of back injuries annually
Back Safety emphasizes the importance of overall back care, both on and off the job, including exercises and weight control. For many employees, back injuries are something that happens to the other person… not me. Yet four out of five people will have some type of back problem during their lives. Back injuries are frequently caused by common activities experienced both on and off the job… such as lifting, climbing, reaching, etc.
Topics covered in this program:
Include how the back works, common types and causes of back injuries, effects of back injuries, injury prevention and safety practices, proper lifting techniques, basic back exercises, and more.