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Back Injury Prevention (Waste Management)

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Learn techniques to prevent back injuries in the waste management industry.

9 minutes   |   SKU: 10004A    |    Language(s): EN    |    Produced 2008








9 minutes

Training Objectives

Demonstrate safe lifting techniques
Apply ergonomic principles for back health
Identify and prevent back injury hazards
Foster a safety culture for back injury prevention

Course Overview

Back Injury Prevention (Waste Management) Details

According to the National Safety Council and medical research, 70% of back problems result from degeneration of spinal discs; 20% of backaches are attributed to inflammation; 10% are due to actual back injuries and other miscellaneous causes. Practicing safe lifting at home and work and having the right attitude about safety can be effective in preventing back injuries. 

Topics included in this safety video are: mechanics of the back, discs, spinal cord, range of spinal movement, lumbar flexion or dynamic posture, muscle strains, and 10-to-1 ratio.


  • Mechanics of the Back
  • Muscle Strains
  • Back Basics
  • Difficult Lifting

Runtime: 9 Min.

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