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Back injuries are one of the most common forms of farm-related injuries. Protecting the back is vital for producers to stay active on the farm. Men and women are both prone to work-related back pain, with the first episode typically occurring between the ages of 20 and 40. This webinar will focus on effects of whole body vibration (WBV), causes of back injuries/pain, and how to prevent back injuries/pain.
- Identify causes of back injuries/pain specific to agricultural work
- Describe strategies to prevent back injuries/pain in agricultural workers
- Describe effects of whole body vibration (WBV) when driving large machinery often used in agriculture
- Identify ways to manage chronic pain safely in the work environment