Safe Lifting is VERY Important!

Across the country, lifting heavy objects is very common for many employees. Unfortunately, lifting items improperly it may lead to injuries. We don’t want that right?!

25% of all occupational injuries is due to the manual handing of object improperly.

(The National Safety Council)

Here are some tips on how to stay safe when lifting objects:

  • Eliminate manual lifting when possible.
  • Stay in great physical shape! Get to the gym if you can – build up your strength.
  • Make sure your grip is good on the item you’re lifting. If it’s too heavy, ask a co-worker for help!
  • Always keep the items you’re lifting very close to your body, and stand in a stable position.

(The National Safety Council)

Have a wonderful day and always remember…. WE ARE HERE TO HELP!

Stay healthy and SAFE!

516-690-SAFE (7233)

 

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