Preventing Back Injury in Post‐Acute Care Staff
Healthcare is a high‐risk industry for back pain and injury.
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants are at highest risk. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) these workers have more back injuries than any other healthcare occupation.
This course will teach you:
- How back injury occurs
- The basic structure and function of the spine
- How to properly use the back and spine during sleeping, sitting, standing, and lifting
- How to reduce your risk of back injury