This training program is based on the most important factors necessary in taking care of employees’ backs and preventing injuries. The topic provides practical knowledge of back safety to help reduce the risk of injury or aggravating a pre-existing back problem. The anatomy of the spine is covered in order to understand how injury occurs and can be prevented. The different categories of back problems are reveiwed and also include their common causes, first aid techniques, proper back posture methods and proper lifting procedures. Application of these basic back safety principles and pratices both on and off the job can prevent the pain, discomfort and sometimes, disabling effects of an injury to the back.