Back Safety and Injury Prevention - Online

Duration: 
20 minutes
Frequency: 
Initial
Prerequisites: 
None
Course Cost: 
$0.00
Course mode: 
Online

This course covers back safety principles, risk factors for back injury, and tips for maintaining a healthy back, including stretching techniques, to help reduce or prevent work-related back injuries, unnecessary pain and mobility issues. 

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450/V, 206-543-6452/TTY, 206-685-7264 (FAX), or email dso@uw.edu. Contact the EH&S Training team for all other accommodation requests.

Intended Audience 

Any person who lifts 20 or more pounds, lifts objects of any weight higher than three feet, pushes or pulls objects regularly, or completes other repetitive motions that may lead to back injury

Contact

EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201