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SAFETY SERIES - Lifting & Moving Heavy Objects - .25 CEU

Back disorders are listed in the "top ten" leading workplace injuries published by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. They account for 27 percent of all nonfatal injuries and illnesses involving days away from work.

And they are the 2nd most common non-fatal injury for residential contractors. Although these injuries are so common, there are some steps you can take to reduce or prevent back injuries on the job, specifically with lifting and moving heavy loads or objects.

In this course you will learn:

1. The four stages of lifting and moving heavy objects
2. OSHA recommendations for working with these loads and objects
3. Examples and scenarios of best practices when working in homes
4. Proper body mechanics of lifting and how to better avoid back injuries.

.25 CEUs
Approx 30 Minutes

You will have 365 days to start the course. Once course is complete, access will be removed.

If you are BPI certified and qualify for BPI CEU’s for taking this course, please allow 2 weeks for the CEU’s to be posted at BPI.
If you have any questions concerning this training, please email them to:
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  • Quiz 1
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Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 3 years