Line-clearance work is a very physical job, and your back muscles are subject to serious injury. Muscles make your body move. The faster you want to move or the heavier the object is, the more force you must apply –too much force and you will strain/sprain/injure a muscle.

It is important to build a strong, flexible, and healthy back in order to prevent injury. Good back care is mostly a matter of common sense, healthy lifestyle habits, and knowing when to get help and when to use mechanical aids. In addition, taking a few minutes a day to strengthen and stretch your muscles can prevent injuries and make the job easier on your back.

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