Back Pain Prevention in the Workplace
"𝑰𝒕’𝒔 𝒋𝒖𝒔𝒕 𝒂𝒔 𝒊𝒎𝒑𝒐𝒓𝒕𝒂𝒏𝒕 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒑𝒆𝒐𝒑𝒍𝒆 𝒘𝒉𝒐 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒌 𝒐𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒊𝒓 𝒇𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝒂𝒍𝒍 𝒅𝒂𝒚 𝒕𝒐 𝒕𝒂𝒌𝒆 𝒃𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒌𝒔 𝒂𝒔 𝒊𝒕 𝒊𝒔 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒚𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒘𝒉𝒐 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒌𝒔 𝒊𝒏 𝒂𝒏 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒊𝒄𝒆. 𝑰𝒇 𝒚𝒐𝒖’𝒓𝒆 𝒂 𝒏𝒖𝒓𝒔𝒆, 𝒂 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒖𝒄𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒌𝒆𝒓, 𝒂 𝒄𝒂𝒔𝒉𝒊𝒆𝒓, 𝒐𝒓 𝒂𝒏𝒚𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒘𝒉𝒐 𝒏𝒆𝒆𝒅𝒔 𝒕𝒐 𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒂𝒓𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒅 𝒂𝒍𝒍 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒕𝒊𝒎𝒆, 𝒎𝒂𝒌𝒆 𝒔𝒖𝒓𝒆 𝒚𝒐𝒖’𝒓𝒆 𝒕𝒂𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒂 𝒃𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓 𝒐𝒇𝒕𝒆𝒏."
DYK: Back pain is the leading cause of work limitations among adults ages 18 to 64. Check out VPPPA’s latest blog post, by Ashley Lipman, for insight on back pain and steps that help minimize the risk of back related injuries at work.