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Discovering the Root of your Back Story – Prevention and Understanding of Back Injuries

December 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

Back injuries are one of the most common forms of farm-related injuries, so protecting the back is one of the most important things a producer can do to stay active on the farm. Men and women are both prone to work-related back pain and the first episode usually occurs between the ages of 20 and 40. Training will focus on effects of whole body vibration, causes of back injuries/pain, how to prevent back injuries/pain, and other considerations.

Intended Audience: This training is intended primarily for health and safety professionals including but not limited to owner/operators, safety officers or specialists, managers, supervisors, safety coordinators, health safety and environmental interns and any person or persons who serve as safety personnel in an agricultural setting.

Objectives:

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify causes of back injuries/pain
  2. Explain and utilize strategies to prevent back injuries/pain
  3. Describe and utilize proper lifting techniques
  4. Describe effects of whole body vibration (WBV)
  5. Apply strategies for maintaining back health
  6. Recall ways to manage chronic pain

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Details

Date:
December 10, 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
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