Preventing Work-Related Back Injuries


The purpose of this 45 - 60 minute online course to is help managers and employees to put in place and effectively use controls, policies and procedures to significantly reduce work-related back injuries.

This course is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended, nor should it be relied upon, for legal advice regarding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance training or any other subject matter.

  • Contact Hours/REHS Contact Hours: 1.0 hour
  • Accreditation Agency:  Phylmar Academy, a division of The Phylmar Group, Inc

Who Will Benefit from This Course?

Workers and supervisors who are involved in or interested the protection of workers and themselves from workplace hazards. Members of Worker/Management Safety committees.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • List five causes of musculoskeletal disorders of the back.
  • Discuss four strategies to prepare for safe lifting.
  • Describe symptoms of back injuries.
  • List the steps to take if you or a co-worker has a sudden back pain while working.
  • List four signs of spinal cord injuries.
  • List the measures to take to help a co-worker who appears to have a spinal injury.

Topics Include

  • Identifying Hazards
  • Back Injury Prevention
  • Proper Lifting Techniques
  • Pushing and Pulling
  • Posture and Lifestyle Factors
  • Back Stretches
  • Additional Best Practices
  • Back Injury Response
  • Identify the Symptoms of Back Injuries
  • What to Do if You Suspect a Back Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injuries


Single Seat - $39

For bulk pricing or to license the course for unlimited users, please contact for additional discounts.

The course certificate of completion acknowledges completion of a specific course; it does not certify the participant to perform any particular work or task.

single seat $39.00

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