Lifting Heavy Objects
Attention Heavy Lifting Workers!
PLEASE REMEMBER WHEN LIFTING HEAVY OBJECTS TO HANDLE IN THE CORRECT MANNER TO AVOID INJURY
To minimise your risk of sustaining an injury associated with manual handling:
- ALWAYS use the equipment provided.
- ALWAYS follow safe work procedures outlined by the employer.
- ALWAYS assess the environment prior to per forming any manual handling task so that you are aware of any potential hazards (i.e. wet surfaces, uneven surfaces, stairs/steps, moving equipment/colleagues, etc).
- ALWAYS plan the task that you will be completing taking into account all potential environmental hazards.