Preventing Back Injuries

Course description

Who should attend: company owners, managers, supervisors, safety and health professionals, HR professionals, safety committee members, and anyone who is concerned about back injuries in the workplace. Course Description: You will learn about the main causes of back injury at work, how to identify risks in your own workplace, and how to put solutions into place to prevent injuries. This workshop combines hands-on exercises and practice with analysis tools to give you the knowledge and skills you need to prevent one of the most common types of workplace injury. You will learn how to reduce risks from lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling tasks, as well as slips, trips and falls.


Preventing Back Injuries workshops are not currently being scheduled but may be available by request for small groups. Please contact the DOSH Workshop Program at workshopsched@lni.wa.gov or call 800-574-2829.

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