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Course Features

Video

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Audio

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Animation

Medium

Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

Language

EN

Publisher

Walkgrove

Rating

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Learning Outcome

Modules in Back Safety

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Comments & Reviews

  • PRECIOUS CHIMENUM ODEN Nigeria The course was self explanatory with good picture diagrams. I enjoyed the modules 2014-08-14 14:08:06
  • Adetoye Adekunle Nigeria Body Management It's important to know your body's limitations, and it's important to be aware of your body position at all times. Learn to recognize those situations where your back is most a risk: bending, lifting, reaching, twisting, etc. Then take measures to avoid an injury. Stretch first - If you know that you're going to be doing work that might be hard on your back, take the time to stretch your muscles before starting, just like a professional athlete would do before a workout. This will help you avoid painful strains and sprains. Slow down - If you're doing a lot of heavy, repetitive lifting, take it slowly if you can. Allow yourself more recovery time between lifts, as well. Don't overdo it. Rest your back - Take frequent, short (micro) breaks. Stretch. If you've ever been working in an awkward position for a long time, then stood up and felt stiff and sore, you know you've been in that position too long, and your body is now protesting. Taking a one minute stretch break every now and then can help you avoid that. Sleep on a firm mattress. - Also, the best sleeping position for many people is either on the back with the knees slightly elevated (by a pillow), or on the side with knees slightly bent. Get in shape - Strengthen your stomach muscles, lose a little weight, increase your flexibility. 2014-08-14 08:08:15
  • Adetoye Adekunle Nigeria Need for Safety: Knowledge derived from incidents can provide significant insights into hazards. Safety systems are not just restricted to incidents but should also include hazards i.e. unsafe conditions that have not yet caused an incident but will subsequently result in an accident or incident. understanding of the causes of hazards, helps to define strategies as well as verify the effectiveness of interventions. Depending on the depth to which they are investigated, incidents data can provide a unique means of obtaining first-hand evidence on the factors associated with mishaps. Such data can also be used to improve operating procedures; display and control signs as well provide a better understanding of human performance associated with the operations.so regular exercising build up the body systems and strengthen the hormones against breakdown. 2014-08-14 08:08:49
  • Louise Hammond United Kingdom Very informative and helpful 2014-08-10 14:08:45
  • Zahoor Ahmed Saudi Arabia This is best awareness course 2014-08-10 13:08:03
  • Joan Edokpolor Nigeria my opinion about back safety course is that it enables the learner to know how to prevent back strain and pain. 2014-08-09 16:08:56
  • angela lofts United Kingdom good enjoyed doing it 2014-08-07 18:08:38
  • Roger O Plessen II United States of America Great course ! 2014-07-25 22:07:31
  • Christine Adams United Kingdom Im looking forward in advancing my knowledge in this topic :) 2014-07-25 11:07:23
  • Roger O Plessen II United States of America This is a great course to take and its fun too! 2014-07-24 22:07:03
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