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Safety Tip #43

To prevent strains and sprains: If you’re not sure you can handle the load, get help from another worker or break it down into smaller parts. If you can’t break it down, use a mechanical lifting device.

Safety Tip #41

There’s less strain on your body if the work is positioned between your shoulders and waist, with a waist high level being the most neutral and comfortable.

Safety Tip #38

On hot days, take frequent breaks to drink cold water, and make sure that ample cold water is available. Four (4) 8 ounce cups of water per hour is recommended.