Oh, my aching back! Eight out of 10 Americans will have back problems at some point in their life. Unfortunately, many occupations – such as nursing, construction and factory work can place significant demands on the back. Even routine office work can cause or worsen back pain.
Understanding what causes back pain at work and what you can do to prevent it will help eliminate your workforce from being another statistic.
WorkSiteRight is a division of the H.C. Sweere Center for Clinical Biomechanics and Applied Ergonomics, located on the campus of Northwestern Health Sciences University. Northwestern Health Sciences University is a non-profit organization.