Lifting Safety

Review both instructional videos on Lifting Safety and then proceed with the test below.


(Videos sourced from Safety Memo)

Please answer the following questions.

1. When lifting, you should not:

 
 
 

2. When moving an object, it is safer if it stays on a level between your waist height and shoulder height.

 
 

3. Frequent bending and lifting make you less likely to suffer a back injury.

 
 

4. You should use a step stool to reach high objects rather than reach above your shoulders.

 
 

5. You can reduce the risk in moving heavy loads by:

 
 
 
 

6. Don’t twist your body. Move your feet to change direction during a lift.