Back Care

  • It's important to know what kind of exertion creates too much load on your back, and how you can use good lifting and carrying techniques to reduce the chance of injury.
  • It's also important to exercise regularly.

Click on this WorkSafeBC Link ,  to read about proper posture, safe lifting and carrying techniques and back exercises.

This EHRS document   explains why you should not bend from the waist when picking up a load.

For back care training sessions contact EHRS; local: 2-5728 or email: elinde@sfu.ca