Hospitality OSHA 7: Back Injury Prevention
There are many different safety considerations hospitality workers need to think about on their job every day. Housekeepers, kitchen staff and maintenance workers all face different hazards relating to their work; however, one safety concern that applies to everyone: safe lifting. No matter what your job is, you need to learn safe lifting techniques and practice them every time you lift anything.
This program stresses the importance of proper lifting and explains the various safe lifting techniques that will help you avoid painful back injuries. Topics include the basic safe lifting procedure, avoiding twisting and catching falling objects, lifting items over your head, protecting your back while making beds and using carts, and the importance of always using safe lifting techniques.