Regardless of your profession, if you’re required to lift a heavy item at work it’s imperative to take the steps necessary to protect yourself.
Here are five safe-lifting techniques anyone can follow:
Even if you follow these safe-lifting techniques, you could still suffer a back, neck or leg injury. From a muscle strain to a herniated disk, there are many injuries to concern yourself with.
If you suffer a lifting-related injury, report it to your employer and seek immediate medical assistance. Once you understand your injury and prognosis, work with your medical team to implement a treatment strategy.
Should you be unable to return to work, learn more about your right to receive workers’ compensation benefits. The money you receive can help you financially until you’re able to return to your job in your previous capacity.
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