When lifting objects, keep your BACK in mind.

One out of every five workplace injuries is back related. It’s the second leading cause of lost work time after the common cold.

Underestimating the weight of an object and incorrect lifting techniques are one of the top two causes of back pain and injury. Back injuries are expensive to treat, often subject to re-injury and can be career impacting. Always plan ahead, know your limits and think before you lift. Click here to view our short video.

Back Alignment and Support
Avoid Twisting
Close to Waist
Keep Movements Smooth