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 ...
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
Jun 4, 2014 ... 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 ...
ehs.wustl.edu/resources/EHS Documents/Back Safety and Lifting.pdf
same object. Your waist acts like the fulcrum in a lever system, on a. 10:1 ratio.
Lifting a ten pound object puts 100 pounds of pressure on your lower back.
Mar 27, 2016 ... Lifting and carrying objects is common for many workers across the country. But
training is important. If performed improperly, lifting and ...
The National Safety Council has a number of suggestions to prevent lift-and-carry
... Lifting and carrying are power jobs that require special care and training to ...
Proper lifting and handling will help protect against injury and make your job
easier. It takes ... The following are basic steps in safe lifting and handling.
1. Safe Lifting and Carrying Techniques. Proper methods of lifting and handling
protect against injury. Proper lifting makes work easier. You need to “think” about
Additional EH&S information may be accessed at the ANR Web Site at: http://
safety.ucanr.org. #9. SAFE LIFTING PRACTICES. Information given here is ...