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Lifting and Back Injury Prevention for General Industry

    Lifting and Back Injury Prevention for General Industry

    Course Overview

    Lifting and Back Injury Prevention for General Industry is an intermediate online safety course that offers training in back disorders, pre-lift considerations and proper lift technique. This prevention course will cover what employees should know before moving, handling and storing materials. In addition, you will be instructed on proper precautions, safe work practices and recommended lifting techniques.

    Intended Audience

    Lifting and Back Injury Prevention is designed for all General Industry employees, including managers who are responsible for workplace safety and health according to OSHA regulations. This course is especially relevant for those working in:

    • Manufacturing
    • Warehousing and Distribution
    • Property Management
    • Construction
    • Retail Services
    • Hospitality
    • Trade and Transportation

    Learning Objectives

    This lifting and back injury prevention online course will focus on the generally accepted safe work practices for lifting and back injury prevention. You will also be shown legal requirements for ensuring safety to the highest possible standard in the workplace. When finished, you will have been given the tools to be able to recognize the potential hazards, precautions, and safeguards to prevent injury and damage in the workplace.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Back Injury Prevention
    • Back Disorders
    • Prevention of Back Disorders
    • Pre-lift Basics
    • The Lift
    • Summary of Safe Lifting Techniques


    • Back Injury Prevention and Lifting
    • OSHA
    • NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

    Features and Benefits

    ClickSafety’s Lifting and Back Injury Prevention for General Industry online course offers guidance on how to use the correct body mechanics to prevent injury when lifting. After successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Understand that back disorders are avoidable with exercise, weight control and posture
    • Use the correct lifting techniques to help prevent painful and possibly permanent injury on your back
    • Locate additional resources on back care, lifting and general ergonomics
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080