Medical – Back Care/Ergonomics
Learn how to prevent back pain and injuries. This training course for medical workers covers ergonomic practices that promote back health and reduce your risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). To begin, we’ll discuss general MSD risk factors and associated prevention guidelines. Next, we will outline safe procedures for patient and material handling that will help you avoid putting unnecessary stress or strain on your back. You’ll also learn ways to protect your back while seated at a computer or medical workstation. Finally, we’ll highlight what employers can do to create a comfortable, safety-focused work environment for employees. This course is presented with clear instruction and engaging exercises designed to enhance your learning experience. After completing the course, will be prepared to minimize your risk of a back injury in the workplace.