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Back injury

Across

  1. Overexertion can be an _____ problem. The costs to treat sprains and strains are rising and exceed the average of all cases
  2. overexertion is a serious problem and can lead to ____ back pain
  3. limit the amount of _____ you carry, and get help to carry heavy, bulky or large loads
  4. Receive proper training to safely _____ tools and equipment
  5. Begin each ____ with light warm-up exercises and stretching
  6. The most common overexertion injuries are strains and sprains, especially of the lower _____
  7. At _____, report any discomfort or injury experienced

Down

  1. To protect your back, use ____ lifting techniques such as lifting with your legs and not your back.
  2. Take short ____ in between strenuous activities - it is important for recovery
  3. keep the load being lifted close to the body and make sure your _____ is solid.
  4. Overexertion injuries can result from a variety of different activities. However, more than _____ result when lifting objects
  5. Overexertion is a non-impact _____ resulting from excessive physical effort in activities such as lifting, lowering, pulling, pushing, turning, holding, and carrying
  6. Some of the common failures are lifting a load that is too heavy, too ____ or contains a load that shifts
  7. Males are ____ likely than females to experience an injury from overexertion
  8. Keep tools and equipment in good working condition so they require less ____ to use.

Key

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Across

  1. expensive
  2. chronic
  3. weight
  4. use
  5. day
  6. back
  7. work

Down

  1. proper
  2. breaks
  3. stance
  4. half
  5. injury
  6. large
  7. more
  8. effort