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Safe Lifting and Injury Prevention
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An overview of safe lifting and material handling to prevent back injuries.

When: March 20
8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Where: Colorado Safety Association
1114 West 7th Ave
Ste. 150 (in the AGC Bldg.)
Denver, Colorado  80204
United States
Contact: CSA

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This session will cover safe lifting and injury prevention through alternatives to lifting.  Discussion will include:

·        The back's structure and function: back safety/body mechanics and posture while working

o   Forces involved – lever arm principle and basic physics of lifting

o   Common causes of back injuries

·        Flexibility and warm up/stretching – pros and cons of these programs

·        Preparing to lift and the mechanics of safe lifting

·        Alternatives to lifting – work process, staging materials, storage and facility design, mechanical assist

This session approved for the Pinnacol Safety Group

Member:  $55

Alliance Member: $55

Non-member: $70

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