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Manual material handling and back injuries

Lifting objects or manually handling materials puts workers at risk for back injuries. More than 111,000 such injuries requiring days away from work were recorded in 2017, according to Injury Facts, an online database created by the National Safety Council.
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Keep ergonomics in mind at work

National Safety Month: Week 4
Are you lifting objects correctly? If not, you could be at risk for an ergonomics-related injury, such as a sprain or strain, back injury, or repetitive-motion injury.
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Ergonomic lifter

The Battery Plate Manipulator Lift/Pitch System is a lift-assist device that allows a single operator to lift 150-pound lead battery plates, re-orient them vertically and move them to an adjacent workstation for further processing.
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Keep safe lifting a priority

Lifting and carrying objects is common for many workers across the country. But training is important. If performed improperly, lifting and carrying items can lead to injuries.
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