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Course: Body Mechanics and Safe Lifting Techniques for Special Education

Training Time: 30—45 minutes
Delivery: Online Video - 22 lessons
Continuing Education Credits: PA Compliant
Closed Caption: Text Equivalent
Price: Contact Administrator (admin@therabilities.com)

Overview

Lifting is a part of all of our lives, especially as special educators. Every time you lift there is a potential for back injury. Using good safe lifting techniques reduces your chances of being injured while lifting. The online course; Body Mechanics and Safe Lifting Techniques for Special Education is a way of thinking about lifting where each lift is done safely.

The course will cover:


  • Anatomy of the back
  • Types of back injuries
  • Causes of back injuries 
  • Planning to lift
  • Weight limits
  • Safe lifting guidelines
  • How to prevent injuries