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Cape Air Back Injury Prevention

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1
The basic safe lifting technique is:
2
Holding the item close to your body when you lift ______________________ the pressure placed on your back, shoulders and neck.
3
You can only injure your back by lifting heavy items.
4
Back injuries are usually the result of bad lifting habits over time.
5
Twisting while lifting can ___________________ your back.
6
The Power Zone for lifting is between your knees and shoulders.
7
Warming up before you perform lifting tasks can help reduce your risk of an injury.
8
What should you do to reduce the strain on your back and shoulders when lifting luggage into the hold?
9
If you feel an item is too heavy or awkward to lift by yourself, you should ask a co-worker for assistance.
10
For items weighing more than ________ 50 lbs., you must get help with lifting it.