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Back Safety:Injury Prevention - Hinge in Your Back - Safety Training Video

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Back Safety - Hinge in Your Back - Safety Training Video A healthy back is vital for well-being, it's vital for your job, and it's the only one you will ever have, so protect it for life! Back injury is the second most common workplace injury, the most costly and can leave you in pain for the rest of your life! The good news is that back injuries are also one of the most preventable! If you are lifting things the wrong way, you are putting tremendous stress on the "hinge" in your back, and risking a lifetime of pain and suffering! If done the wrong way, simply lifting something off the floor that weighs a few pounds can lead to an injury! Learn how to lift properly, know your limits, and pay attention to your body. For more videos like this one, see our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SafetyMemos Never miss a new safety video! Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=safetymemos https://www.osha.gov/dsg/topics/safetyhealth/ http://www.tdi.texas.gov/pubs/videoresource/stpbkinj.pdf http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/men/health-tips/5-lifting-safety-tips.htm http://www.aphis.usda.gov/emergency_response/downloads/health/Appendix%203-5-B%20Lifting-Moving%20concerns.pdf https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/electricalcontractors/materials/heavy.html http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001066.htm http://www.knowyourback.org/Pages/BackPainPrevention/default.aspx