We depend on our back for so many activities. Unfortunately, back problems are so common that 60-80% of adults will complain of back pain at some point in their lives. An injured or sore back can make everyday life difficult and painful. Maintaining a healthy back is vital to ensure a good quality of life and our ability to do our job. This course presents lifting rules that will help prevent back injuries, as well as preventative methods to maintain a healthy back. Strategies to prevent strains and injuries during static activities such as seated and standing work are also provided.