Manual Material Handling 

This 30-minute module provides crucial information needed to prevent lifting injuries. Since back injuries are the nation’s number one workplace safety problem, the first thing that is discussed in this module is how to prevent having to lift anything. We then look at the various manual material handling risk factors before discussing what things need to be done before you have to manually lift the load. Lastly, we will review the basic lifting procedure and offer some practical tips to make it work in real life.