How Support & Lifting Techniques Help Your Back
Back problems account for about 20% of all workplace injuries and cost somewhere between $20 and $50 billion every year. There’s no question, then, that something must be done to offer workers greater support and mitigate the risk of injuries to the back, particularly the lower back.
This is where ergonomic gear like back support belts come into play. But when are they appropriate? How do you ensure the right fit? And what do you need to know before using one? Our partners at Safeopedia provide these answers and more. Read on.