Office of Risk Management

Back pain Back Safety for Custodians


The original (.pdf) contains the Tibetan font: Back Safety Sign.pdf

The MS-Word document does not: Back Safety Sign.doc


Custodial Back Safety


Back Safety Online Handbook (Microsoft Powerpoint)
Custodial Back Safety Handbook- English (Microsoft Publisher)
Custodial Back Safety Handbook- Hmong (Microsoft Publisher)
Custodial Back Safety Handbook- Spanish (Microsoft Publisher)

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" Please seek medical advice if your symptoms or pain increase, and allow your medical or therapy professional to prescribe the exact exercise progression that is based on medical necessity and specific condition to which you are being treated."

Problems or questions, please contact Ralph North (608-263-4419)

Last updated: February 5, 2013


This publication was prepared for environmental, health and safety staff at University of Wisconsin System campuses, to assist in finding resources and information for regulatory compliance. It is not intended to render legal advice. (Click here to read full legal disclaimer.)