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Online: Principles of Safe Lifting and Carrying

Material handling occurs in one way or another in every department of every business on every working day – it is not surprising that accidents and injuries resulting from incorrect manual handling techniques comprise the largest group of occupational hazards that result in lost time.

This program covers the following:

It is important to understand that of all the manual handling activities that put people at risk, lifting, and carrying of objects accounts for 75% of all manual handling accidents and injuries.

 

This program has been produced with the general workforce in mind, however; because the principles remain unchanged, regardless of the location, it is a program suitable for a wide audience.

 

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