This course explains the physiology of the back and presents common types and causes of back injuries. It also describes injury prevention, safety practices, basic back exercises, and proper lifting techniques.
No matter how much you drive, backing up can be a challenge. People who drive for work may drive forwards for tens of thousands of miles/kilometers in a year, but may only back up one or two miles/kilometers in the same period! This fact, combined with other issues such as speed, poor visibility and driver distraction result in the fact that approximately 25% of vehicle accidents happen while vehicles are backing up.
Regularly scheduled workplace inspections are one of the main tools available to companies to ensure that new and ongoing hazards are identified, and that workers are kept safe and healthy. In this course, you will learn how to plan and conduct efficient workplace inspections.
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This course will tell you about simple steps you can take to stay healthy and prevent the spread of the virus and disease.
Ergonomic injuries, collectively referred to as Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs), develop over months or years as a result of equipment, tools, processes and activities that do not take the individual worker’s physical characteristics into account. Workers in both the plant and the office are vulnerable to ergonomic injuries. Learn how Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders can be reduced or eliminated through good ergonomic practices.