Lifting Safely. ❖ Assess the situation- Before lifting and carrying a heavy object,
take a few moments to assess the situation. – How far will you have to carry the ...
injuries occurred while performing lifting tasks, which underscores the
importance of reducing back injuries caused by lifting. Safety First – Work Smart.
Lifting heavy items is one of the leading causes of injury in the workplace. In
2001, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that over 36 percent of injuries ...
Learn proper lifting techniques and OSHA's approach to minimizing lifting
hazards. Quick Tips #221 uses images and captions to show correct lifting
If an object is too heavy to lift safely, ask someone to help you or make several ...
When lifting an object from the floor, stand as close to the object as possible.
May 22, 2015 ... Follow these tips to avoid compressing the spinal discs or straining your lower
back when lifting:Keep a wide base of support. Your feet should ...
Lifting Safety: Tips to Help Prevent Back Injuries. Have you checked the object
before you try to lift it? Test every load before you lift by pushing the object lightly
Mar 27, 2016 ... Lifting and carrying objects is common for many workers across the country. But
training is important. If performed improperly, lifting and ...
Safe Lifting. Lifting is the largest single cause of back injuries, both nationally and
here at FMS. The use of mechanical lifting equipment is the best way to ...