Preventing Lower Back Injuries Subject of January 19
CONN-OSHA Breakfast Roundtable
For immediate release
January 5, 2010
WETHERSFIELD - Oh my aching back! How many times, after having reached for
something the wrong way, have you found yourself muttering this phrase?
Learning proper techniques for bending, stretching, lifting and loading can make
a big difference in terms of back safety and health.
That’s the message
Steven Oberle, a West Hartford chiropractor and clinical nutritionist, will
share with those attending a Jan. 19 Breakfast Roundtable Discussion meeting
sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Division of Occupational
Safety and Health (CONN-OSHA). The 8:15 to
9:45 a.m. program will be held at the agency’s Central Office, 200 Folly Brook
“Dr. Oberle will present cutting edge
lower back safety principles that are universally applicable, whether it be in
the manufacturing or construction fields, in an office setting, or other
locations,” explains CONN-OSHA Safety Training Specialist John Able, coordinator
of the breakfast roundtable. ”The session will be educational, practical, and
personally applicable. Participants will gain a better understanding of low back
mechanics, ways to avoid injury and how to use proper exercise to help in the
this month, according to Able, will be the discussion portion of the program.
Time permitting, each person taking part will be asked to submit a question for
discussion and everyone will be invited to share their opinion.
Admission to the roundtable is free, but
pre-registration is required. To register for the breakfast roundtable or for
additional information, please contact Able at (860) 263-6902, or via email at
Nancy Steffens (860) 263-6535