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Back Safety: Proper Lifting Procedures – SS1015DE (16 min.)

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1
Lifting a ten pound bag of groceries can put ________ pounds of pressure on your lower back.
2
How many injuries in the workplace are related to the back?
3
Removing obstacles in your path before the move reduces your risk of having to make an adjustment during the move.
4
If the weight or size of an object will throw you off balance, you should get help.
5
Stretching before a lift is not necessary.
6
Lifting and carrying an object should always be a last resort.
7
Which of the following lifts were discussed in the video?
8
The risk of injury when reaching above your head is dramatically increased.
9
Which of the following should be considered before a move?
10
Bad lifting habits can deteriorate muscle strength and tissue over the course of time, eventually leading to a back injury.