Lifting Tip #2

Lift with your legs not your back. Stand as close…

Lift with your legs not your back. Stand as close as possible to the item you are lifting. Stand shoulder width apart and bend at the knees, not the waist so you use your legs and core rather than your back to lift. If the item is big and heavy, get help or use a dolly.

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