Illustration of man properly lifting a box.

Due to frequent and repetitive lifting, associates like grocery stockers can injure themselves by incorrectly picking up heavy boxes and crates. Lifting improperly is the largest single cause of back pain and injury.

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the use of proper lifting techniques can help prevent back pain and injury. In this course, you will learn how to safeguard your work area and how to use proper lifting techniques.

This course has the following objectives:

• Discover how to use proper lifting techniques.
• Understand ways to safeguard stocking areas in order to reduce the chance of injuries.
• Identify risk factors for back injuries.

Course Duration: 5m

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