“Thanks in part to the SMART Education programs, Westcoast Painting has been able to lower mod rates and minimize work related injuries.”
Back injuries are the single most frequent and costly of all claims. Basic lifting courses can only provide a quick fix. With targeted prevention training, employees are given a personalized approach to caring for their backs, and training methods to work safely.
Other topics covered include safe lifting and body movement methods specific to production environments and learning how a healthy lifestyle can help prevent injuries and contribute to ones overall quality of life. Employees will also learn stretching, back comfort, and strengthening exercises. This class is active, informative, fun, and extremely beneficial to all vocations, including production, driving, warehouse, shipping, farming, hospitality, storage and manufacturing.