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Handling and Lifting

Publication Date: 
May 01 / 2019
Improper handling and lifting of heavy or bulky objects are a major source of back injuries. These injuries can affect your quality of life for weeks, months, or even years. Back injuries can prevent you from working or doing many things you enjoy. Lifting injuries are preventable.