The LiftTrainerTM programme was not more effective than a video for reducing back injury in jobs with repetitive lifting
Q In employees who work in distribution centre jobs that require repetitive lifting, does a behaviour based lift training programme (LiftTrainerTM) reduce injury?
randomised controlled trial.
Follow up period:
19 distribution centres within a 3 hour drive of Chicago (2 centres were not included in the analysis).
2144 employees who did repetitive lifting in their jobs.
LiftTrainerTM programme (n = 957) or video (n = 1020). Each employee in the LiftTrainerTM group had several 30 minute, individualised training sessions. Up to 5 training sessions were planned for each participant over 10 months. Participation was voluntary, and not all sessions were …