Many industries, ranging from nursing and construction to manufacturing and office work, can place significant demands on your back. Back pain can make it difficult to concentrate at work and lead to injuries. Before lifting an object, assess your ability to handle the object. Should you ask a coworker for help, or can you use lifting equipment?
Here’s what you need to know about proper lifting technique.
Check out our Back to Basics: Preventing Back Injuries article for more information.