This course prepares students to take appropriate action in the workplace and beyond in regards to back safety.
Course Prerequisite: None
Course Length: 1.5 Hours
Delivery Mode: Lecture 1.0 hours, Practicum 0.5 hours
Provide information on the anatomy of the back.
Provide information on the mechanics of proper lifting and moving
Prepare the student with a background of information on the proper mechanics of lifting and moving materials.
Prepare the student with sufficient information and practice to be able to lift and move objects with minimal body strain.
Course Instructional Materials:
Power Point presentation with projector
1lb, 5lb, and 25lb weights
Instructors: SETA back safety instructor, with student to instructor ratio not to exceed 8:1
Course Handouts: PowerPoint overview packet and other pertinent instructor created handouts
Participant Evaluation: Written evaluations from students regarding the effectiveness of the trainer, the training and the visual aids.
Written Exam: None
Practical Exam: Yes with participation only as requirement to pass course