Safe Lifting in Construction Environments
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Construction work requires a lot of lifting and carrying and after awhile it becomes second naure. However, there is a right way and a wrong way to lift and doing it the wrong way can wither leave you injured immediately or will show it's effects years later. This comprehensive video will show workers to protect their bodies from the stress of lifting the often heavy and oddly shaped materials found at a construction site.
Topics covered in this course include:
- The back's structure and function.
- Preparing for a lift.
- The mechanics of safe lifting.
- Planning a "carry." ...and more!