Thursday, February 29, 2024

Materials Handling

Safety meetings related to handling materials either manually or with equipment

Safe Lifting Techniques

Can you think of even one job or occupation where you never have to lift? I can't. Lifting is very much a part of our everyday jobs. And, because it's something we do so often, we tend to do it automatically, without thinking.

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Rigging looks like an easy operation that requires no particular skill or experience. But if you have an idea that just anybody can do it, you're wrong. Too many workers have lost fingers or hands or have suffered more serious injuries because they thought, "Anybody can do that."

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Materials Handling

Picking up, moving, and putting materials in their place is Materials Handling. It is something we all do every day, and all too often, it is what someone is doing when they get hurt on the job.

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