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IHSA043 - Lifting Safety

  • 1. Leverage your strength.
  • 2. Position your feet.
  • 3. Bend your knees.
  • 4. Test for weight and shifting contents.
  • 5. Get a firm grip and grasp opposite corners.
  • 6. Move your feet—Step or pivot, don’t twist.
  • 7. Use the existing equipment and facilities to assist you.

Special thanks to the stockroom staff who served as our models.

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