Jul 24, 2018
At Acrux Staffing, Wisconsins premier recruiting and job placement company serving Appleton & Green Bay job seekers, we put an emphasis on workplace safety. This weeks topic is Lifting Safely.
Lifting Safely - Awkward Loads
Each day in some form or fashion you do lifting in this facility and at home. Lifting safely is one the most important things you can do to protect your back throughout your lifetime. Some items it’s pretty straight-forward how to handle them. However, many people get injured trying to hand the awkward shaped, awkward sized or awkwardly weighted objects. Here are some pointers for dealing with those:
Use Two-Person Lifts for Large or Awkward Loads
For a safe, correct, two-person lift:
Grip Properly to Lift Objects With Awkward Shapes
Get in Position to Lift from a Hard-to-Get-At Location