Items Tagged with 'Overexertion'


Prevent back pain

From cases of mild discomfort to severe cases that may be debilitating, many workers have experienced some form of back pain. Knowing how to protect your back and following proper lifting techniques can help prevent this kind of injury.
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Lifting without overexertion

Overexertion injuries – which most often occur when a load is being lifted or otherwise handled – accounted for 22 percent of nonfatal workplace injuries in 2009, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Stopping strain

Back injuries are among the most common injuries in the workplace, incurring above-average workers’ comp­ensation costs. More than half of these injuries occur when employees try to lift objects.
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