Back Safety and Safe Lifting Training

This online training session provides guidance to help prevent back injuries and information on techniques for safe lifting. The session examines:

    Anatomy of the back;

    Mechanics of the back;

    Lifting and carrying safely;

    Assessment of lifting risks and

    How to prevent back injuries.


Who Should Participate?

Mandatory for employees required to lift as part of their employment. Supervisors will be notified of employees requiring this training.

      Click here for a PowerPoint presentation of the training session

      Click here for an Adobe PDF version of the training session

      Click here to take the quiz


External links:

      Exercises for a healthy back - Exercises specific to key muscle groups

            Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety

      Core exercises - Strong core muscles make it easier to do most physical activities

            Mayo Clinic

      Office exercises - Avoid aches and take a stretch break

            Mayo Clinic



Contact Carl Powell on 309-0027 for more information.