One of the biggest hazards we face as early childhood Educators is back injuries. The amount of times we bend, stretch, lift throughout the day is endless and this can put a strain on your back, causing serious long term injuries.
The following article "Back Care While Working In An Early Childhood Service" provides information and strategies that can be used as a general guide to help ensure back safety while working in an early childhood setting. There is also a video on correct procedures to use while lifting and carrying objects and children.
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