Back Safety and Injury Prevention - Australia

  • 4 Topics | 25m 1s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Back injuries are an all-too-common occurrence and a preventable workplace injury. In this course, you'll be introduced to job-specific hazards that contribute to preventable back injuries, along with ergonomic considerations and safe work practices that minimise the risk of back injuries in the workplace. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Advisian, the independent consulting arm of WorleyParsons. Please note, course materials and content are provided solely for informational purposes and were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. You should not rely on them or use them to form the basis for any opinion, decision, contract, commitment or action whatsoever, with respect to any proposed transaction or otherwise.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify task-specific hazards that contribute to preventable back injuries
  • identify attributes of good posture while sitting
  • identify ways to minimise back injuries
  • recognise safe and unsafe lifting techniques
  • identify elements of an ergonomic workstation
  • identify examples of engineering controls
  • identify examples of administrative controls

IN THIS COURSE

  • Back Injury Hazards in the Workplace
    5m
  • Basics of Good Posture
    3m
  • Take Care of Your Back
    4m
  • Controls to Eliminate or Reduce Hazards
    10m

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