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Lifting injury prevention?
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I'm trying to better understand how companies, that are engaged in significant amounts of manual material handling, deal with back injury prevention. What are the core components to their safdety…Continue

Tags: safety, workplace, lifting, Back

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Gingrave Mar 23, 2011.

Occupational Back Injuries
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Are occupational back injuries a big problem? If so, the only way to truly reduce the risks is to change the individuals behavior. This helps make training and ergonomic solutions more effective, and…Continue

Tags: injuries, Back

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Gingrave Nov 29, 2010.

 

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Where do you live (city, state, country)?
Hartford, CT
What industry do you work in?
Safety and Protective Equipment
What is your job title?
GM - U.S. Operations
What company do you work for or associate with?
Back-Track America, Inc.
Do you currently use or recommend Personal Protective Equipment?
Yes
How did you find our online community?
OHS Online
What best describes the role you play in the purchase of safety products?
Other

Back-Track

BACK-TRACK provides a unique solution to the age-old problem of occupational back injuries. It delivers the only method of measuring an employee's exposure to accepted back injury risk factors. Having this valuable insight about your employees can lead to appropriate safety actions that can stop disabling back injuries before they occur. And, BACK-TRACK also alerts workers in real-time when it detects behavior that could endanger their backs.

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At 9:11am on October 26, 2010, Ken Oswald said…
Welcome to the safety community. I hope you find it is a great network full of safety information through our blogs, forums and groups. I am the team lead of the ergonomics group and invite you to join. It would be wonderful to have you as part of our group. Again welcome.
 
 
 

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