This course explains the physiology of the back and presents common types and causes of back injuries. It also describes injury prevention, safety practices, basic back exercises, and proper lifting techniques.
No matter how much you drive, backing up can be a challenge. People who drive for work may drive forwards for tens of thousands of miles/kilometers in a year, but may only back up one or two miles/kilometers in the same period! This fact, combined with other issues such as speed, poor visibility and driver distraction result in the fact that approximately 25% of vehicle accidents happen while vehicles are backing up.
Regularly scheduled workplace inspections are one of the main tools available to companies to ensure that new and ongoing hazards are identified, and that workers are kept safe and healthy. In this course, you will learn how to plan and conduct efficient workplace inspections.
Confined spaces are dangerous places to work. Thousands of people are injured or killed each year while working in confined spaces. An estimated 60% of the workers who have died in recent years were trying to rescue co-workers.
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This course will tell you about simple steps you can take to stay healthy and prevent the spread of the virus and disease.
To exercise due diligence means that employers must take all reasonable precautions under the circumstances to prevent injuries or accidents in the workplace. This course will provide a clear understanding of the legal requirements necessary for compliance as well as the implications of non-compliance.