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Lifting heavy items and manual materials handling are the leading causes of on the job back injuries. Overexertion and cumulative trauma are the biggest factors in shoulder and back injuries that often result in missed workdays. Back disorders can develop gradually or can occur because of a single traumatic event. Apply the safety tips provided in this safety topic when your job requires lifting and carrying, to prevent potential discomfort, aggravation, strains, sprains and injury.

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Prevent Lower Back Pain - Proper Lifting Mechanics Video

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OSHA Technical Manual Back Disorders and Injuries

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OSHA Ergonomics eTool for Materials Handling

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Back Safety in Industrial Environments DVD Program

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Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic that provides safety tips and techniques when a worker has tasks that require lifting and carrying, to prevent potential discomfort, aggravation, strains, sprains and injury.

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