Avoid back injuries

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Rick Patrick | | Thursday, August 30, 2007


Avoid back injuries. When using manual lifting devices, assure the weight being lifted is within the means of your crew, maintain proper posture and lift with your legs.

- Rick Patrick, http://www.icats.net/

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