November Safety Tip


November’s Safety Tip is provided by SGIA (Specialty Graphics Imaging Association)

Don’t Overextend!

Lift with care – Don’t risk a bad back.

How to be Safe:

  1. Get a good grip
  2. Get a good footing
  3. Keep it close to your body
  4. Lift smoothly- never jerk
  5. Avoid twisting
  6. Push- rather than pull

Extra tips:

  • Plan a route- make sure it is free of slip, trip, fall hazards
  • Utilize stools and anti-fatigue matting at work stations for tasks with prolonged standing.
  • Place materials used often between waist and shoulder height.