Back Injury Safety Situation™

The Situation

You work in the shipping and receiving department of a large retail store and need to restock the shelves with a large shipment of paperback novels.

The Challenge

Determine which of 12 possible actions would reduce the strain on your back and then sequence them in the order that you would carry them out, first as an individual and then as a team. The simulation takes 30 minutes.

One Facilitator's Guide per facilitator and one Participant's Booklet per participant are required to facilitate the Back Injury Safety Situation.


The Situation
You need to restock the shelves with a large shipment of paperback novels.

The Challenge
Determine which of 12 possible actions would reduce the strain on your back and then sequence them in the order that you would carry them out.