Protecting Your Shoulders
Just about everything we do involves our shoulders, from reaching, lifting, or pushing/pulling, shoulders get a lot of use during the day. Because they are so frequently used you are putting your shoulders at risk for serious, and potentially permanent, injury. This course demonstrates safe work practices to help prevent you from causing damage to your shoulders. The course starts by covering the basic anatomy of the shoulder, risk factors, and ways to protect and strengthen them. What would happen if your shoulders didn’t work properly anymore? You may be unable to lift as much or reach as far and you would not be able to use your arms in the same way, potentially ever again. This is why understanding the risks your shoulders face, as well as how best to avoid or minimize them, is so important. Utilize the information presented in this training lesson and keep your shoulders healthy.