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Lifting and Carrying

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More than 20% of all workplace injuries involve overexertion due to lifting, pushing, pulling, holding, carrying or throwing. Lifting and carrying heavy items is one of the leading causes of lost-time injuries for workers in a professional or office environment. Apply the safety tips and techniques provided in this safety topic, when job tasks require lifting and carrying, to prevent potential discomfort, aggravation, strains, sprains and injury.

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Prevent Lower Back Pain - Proper Lifting Mechanics Video

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Back Safety in Office Environments DVD Program

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Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic that provides safety tips for office workers when job tasks require lifting and carrying, to prevent potential discomfort, aggravation, strains, sprains and injury.

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