RedVector RVCT-390

Back Injury Prevention

Back Injury Prevention

0.4 hr. Online Course

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RVCT-390

SME: Convergence Training

If you work with heavy loads or repeatedly twist to move materials from one location to another, you may be at a greater risk of back injury. Back injuries are suffered by more than one million workers every year, account for twenty percent of all workplace injuries, and cost companies billions of dollars. This course will help prevent back injuries at your workplace by raising awareness about the common causes of acute and cumulative back injuries, signs and symptoms of back injuries, and the engineering and administrative controls that can be implemented to prevent back injuries.
Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the value of preventing back injuries
  • Describe the anatomy and mechanics of the back
  • List common causes, signs, and symptoms of back injuries
  • Identify the most common risk factors for injuries {and}
  • State prevention measures including proper lifting technique
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Convergence Training
With over a decade of experience designing advanced 3D animated courseware and developing our proprietary learning management software, we pride ourselves by having developed over 1,000 safety and operations training modules which have helped train over 250,000 workers worldwide. Our highly experienced team is dedicated to providing the industry with a simple and high-quality means of training their workforce. Whether the team consists of 25 people or an enterprise with thousands, we're here to help.