Overview & Objectives
Exceed Safety’s Safety for Lifting Devices Awareness course is an introductory level training designed to help educate employees and prevent injury by teaching best practices for overall safety in the Manufacturing workplace. The National Safety Council notes that there were over 173,000 preventable deaths including 48.3 million injuries in 2019. Many workplace injuries could have been prevented with the right training.
The Safety for Lifting Devices Awareness course is an interactive training designed specifically for employees in Manufacturing. By providing tools and strategies to prevent back injuries, as well as encourage safe lifting and moving of materials, employees can expect to better understand their role in workplace safety.
The Safety for Lifting Devices Awareness course from Exceed Safety is an introductory level course to provide essential safety tools and strategies in regards to lifting in the Manufacturing sector. Specific course topics include the following:
- Discussion of back disorders
- Lifestyle recommendations for preventing back disorders
- Basic considerations when planning a lift
- Six steps for proper lifting
- Practical tips and links to additional OSHA resources
- Knowledge checks to measure your understanding
Who is this Course for?
The Safety for Lifting Devices Awareness training is ideal for all employment levels working within the Manufacturing Industry who may need to lift or move heavy objects. Individuals who may specifically benefit from this course include the following:
- Manufacturing employees
- Manufacturing managers
- Manufacturing supervisors
Features & Benefits
Exceed Safety’s Safety for Lifting Devices Awareness course is designed to provide essential safety knowledge regarding lifting and moving devices in Manufacturing. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:
- Understand the anatomy of the backbone
- Summarize the incidence, causal factors, and signs and symptoms of back disorders
- Understand factors in the prevention of back injuries, including exercise, a healthy weight, and good posture
- Plan a lift by identifying potential hazards, as well as necessary precautions and safeguards to prevent personal injury or damage to the work environment
- Explain pre-lifting basics, including load and body placement
- Define proper techniques to lift and set down a load
- Get additional information on back care and lifting from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
In Person Training
Our in-person training is taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Participants can expect to be engaged with the material being taught. We strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Because our instructors are so experienced, they can answer most questions quickly and in-depth. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.