$295.00

Certified Back Injury & Muscle Prevention Technician Course

100% online, self-paced course format
Course Credential: Certified Back Injury & Muscle Prevention Technician (IASHEP-CBMPT)

Note: Refresher certification is required every three years to maintain professional credential.) Renewal fee is: $150
Non-discrimination Policy:
IASHEP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination
Course Description:
The goal of this program is to increase the awareness of the importance of practicing proper lifting techniques on a daily basis. Most back injuries are caused by chronic exposure…that means we need to correct bad habits before they cause injury!
Program Objective
The goal of this program is to increase the awareness of the importance of practicing proper lifting techniques on a daily basis. Most back injuries are caused by chronic exposure…that means we need to correct bad habits before they cause injury!
Course will explain safe lifting techniques and ways to prevent back strains and injuries. The result will be more awareness of how to lift, sit, stand, and otherwise reduce the potential for back injury and greater use of correct techniques and postures.
By the Endo of this course, students will know how to:
  • Understand techniques that can be used to maintain a healthy back
  • How to size up loads and properly judge your limits
  • Learn how the back works and how to keep it healthy and strong
  • Understand the extreme forces placed on the back when lifting incorrectly
  • Common pitfalls of everyday activities, at work and at home
  • What you can do to prevent an injury
Who should attend this course?
This course will be valuable for:
  • Safety Professionals,
  • Safety & Health Committee Members
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Environmental Professionals
  • Managers & Supervisors,
  • Healthcare Workers
  • Material Handling Workers
  • Laundry Workers
  • Others workers with duties that require them to do lifting and bending.
Testing:
Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam.  A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to  receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course.