This 30 minute course presents fundamental information on the principles behind safe lifting, and techniques that can be used to avoid pain and risk of injury when lifting. Upon completing this course, employees should:
- Know the types of hazards that are associated with common lifting tasks.
- Understand the physical principles underlying safe lifting practices.
- Be able to describe techniques that can be used to lift safely.
- Know techniques that should be used for specific types of lifting tasks.
Section 5(a)(1)- General Duty Clause; 1910.176 - Handling materials - general