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Back Safety Training 2023

Ended Jun 30, 2023

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Full course description

Course Introduction

Back safety training is recommended for employees who are required to lift as part of their job tasks.

This training is intended for Indiana University community members only.  If you need to complete this training as a guest user, you may request access to the course at

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the causes of back injuries and how to prevent them using proper lifting techniques. 

Module Topics Include

  • Injury Prevention
  • Structure of the Back
  • Types of Injuries
  • Understanding why injuries occur
  • Types of Lifts
  • Lifting Techniques
  • Mechanical Aids
  • Exercises

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 20 minutes

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: All IU employees who lift as part of their required job tasks