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Online Back Safety Training

This online back safety course covers safe lifting practices and important information about back injuries and general prevention. Utilizing the Whole Life/Health Cycle training approach, this back safety training course explores habits that keep employees healthy and safe. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how the human back works.
  • Explain how posture, sleep positions, physical fitness, and nutrition contribute to overall back health.
  • Understand the importance of warming up and stretching before physical activity.
  • Identify the correct (and incorrect) way to lift objects.

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Online Back Safety Course Topics

  • Anatomy of the back (muscles, spine, shoulders, etc.).
  • The whole life/health cycle.
  • Lifting safety and correct lifting techniques.
  • Back exercises to promote strength and reduce chance of injury.

Online Back Safety Course Duration

This back safety training takes roughly 60 minutes to complete. As it is an online course, it can be started, paused, and resumed as needed.

Assessment and Completion

Testing conducted within this online backs safety course reinforces the material and information presented. A mark of at least 80% must be achieved to pass. Participants are able to repeat the course up to two times (three total attempts) if this mark is not obtained. Upon passing the test, participants are awarded with a certificate of completion.

Universally Compatible

This back safety training was created using standards that allow for full functionality on most devices. It can be taken on most internet-capable Apple, Android, and Windows-based phones, tablets, or computers. This gives participants the ability to start the course on one device and finish it on another if needed.

Leavitt Machinery is proud to provide hundreds of online courses for a variety of topics and industries. Whether you’re working in construction, mining, forestry, or oil and gas, we can help. Browse our course catalog today or contact our training team for more information.

Select courses are also available with multiple language options. Take a look at the full list of courses we have available for Canada (English, Spanish, French) and the USA ( English, Spanish, French)!