SafetyBytes® - Turning and Back Safety

SafetyBytes® - Turning and Back Safety

Acute back injuries can be the immediate result of improper lifting techniques such as moving a load from one location to another. In this SafetyBytes® course, we’ll review the procedure for turning your body while moving a load.


Type:eLearning - SafetyBytes® ID:1362 
Course Level:Foundational
Learning Paths:Workplace Safety
Main Topic:Backs & Back Safety
Other Topics:Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety Orientation
Competencies:Keeping a Safe Workplace
Suggested Industry Usage:Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality
Subject:Preventing Back Injuries
Source Program:Back to Basics™ (Manual Material Handling)
Trainer Comments:This course presents the proper technique you should use when turning your body to move an object from one location to another. The bottom line… move in the direction of the turn with your feet and legs. Never twist your body while bent over.
Seat Time:5 Minutes
Interactivity:Quick, linear navigation, full video, audible narration.

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