Back Injury Prevention Training Course

Understand and prevent the hazards of back injury

The issue of back injury and back pain can strike anyone at any age. Wrong postures, heavy lifting, and repetitive movements can put undue pressure on your back and result in injury. Back injuries can interfere with your daily activities, including your job. This course will help you identify the common causes of back pain, the associated risk factors, and the measures you can take to prevent back injury, including stretching techniques and safe work practices. You'll also get to know the work hazards that can trigger back pain. The course includes handouts, scenarios, and final assessments.

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Course Outline

Back Injury Prevention Training Course
1.   Course Overview
  • Survey: Assess your Back Injury
2.   Introduction to Back Pain
  • Flashcards: Sources of Back Pain
  • Types of Back Pain
  • When to See a Doctor
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Chapter Feedback
3.   Prevention and Relief of Back Pain
  • How Stretching Helps Prevent Back Pain
  • How Stretching Helps Relieve Back Pain
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Chapter Feedback
4.   Stretching Exercises
  • Handout: Lower Back Stretches
  • Handout: Full Back Stretch
  • Handout: Hamstring Stretch
  • Handout: Abdominal Stretch
  • Handout: Side and Hip Stretches
  • Scenario
  • Chapter Feedback
5.   Safe Work Practices
  • Risk Factors
  • Awkward Posture
  • Overexertion
  • Fatigue
  • Repetition
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Chapter Feedback
6.   Conclusion
  • Final Assessment
  • Course Handouts
  • Additional Resources
  • Course Feedback
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