Health and safety cartoon explainer video for manual handling.
Stop and think before lifting a load. Maybe you should avoid lifting if possible. Decide whether manual handling of a large heavy object can be avoided – or can some mechanical aid be used to lift it instead? Maybe a wheel barrow? A sack truck can take the weight? Even a fork lift truck? Always keep your back straight when lifting any weight. Use your powerful leg muscles. Avoid twisting when you are lifting. Team lifting cartoon. For team lifting follow the same principals. Nominate a team leader. Little person and a large person – this is not a great team! Equal stature and strength will be much better. Communicate between yourselves – Ready steady lift!