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Back Safety Quiz

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The most effective way to prevent back injuries at work is to…
  • (A)  Prohibit workers from lifting any heavy objects
  • (B)  Have a separate staff which lifts loads and objects
  • (C)  Implement an ergonomics program that redesigns tasks and work environment with an eye toward minimizing back hazards
  • (D)  None of the above
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Hint:
Adjusting work conditions and demands to match the capabilities of workers.
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Correct answer is:
  • (C)  Implement an ergonomics program that redesigns tasks and work environment with an eye toward minimizing back hazards
Explanation:
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH,) putting into practice an ergonomics program that deals with modifying work tasks and work environment is the most effective way to minimize back hazards.
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