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Ergonomics

Back Safety Information Sessions

For most sessions, there will be some physical activity. Comfortable pants and shoes are recommended. (Depending on the class size, there may not be opportunities in class for all participants to practice all of the different techniques. If this is the case, participants are encouraged to make follow up appointments with the instructor for practice.)

1. General Back Safety/Material Handling

Overview of course content
Upcoming dates

2. Task Specific Back Safety

Prerequisite: General Back Safety
Maximum class size: 10

available upon request.
supervisor must be present at the session.
hands on practice, applying back safety principles to specific tasks.
opportunity for coaching based upon videotape of specific tasks.

For more information, please contact Mike Papakyriakou (mikepapa@yorku.ca or ext 33477).