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Safe Lifting

Duration: 0.5 Days

Safe Lifting is a half-day, practical course designed to provide training on performing proper lifting techniques. Supervisors and other appropriate personnel are additionally equipped to deliver 10 min Safe Lifting safety talks to their employees.

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Training Overview

Safe Lifting is a half-day (3-hour) practical course facilitated by a WSPS ergonomist or kinesiologist. It is designed to provide training on performing proper lifting techniques when lifting is absolutely necessary. The first 2 hours of the training covers information suitable for all employees. The last hour is reserved for supervisors, managers and other appropriate personnel to learn coaching and observation tips for safe lifting techniques. They are also equipped to present 10 minute Safe Lifting refresher safety talks to employees.

What topics will be covered?
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  • An 11 minute video which demonstrates the correct lifting techniques for different situations.
  • Opportunity to practice the lifting techniques to increase understanding of concepts.
  • Comprehensive resources for on-going customer use.
What are the benefits?
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  • Describe why and how back injuries occur.
  • Understand the benefit of considering alternatives to manual lifting.
  • Perform proper lifting techniques when lifting objects is necessary.
Who is this recommended for?
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All employees including supervisors and managers.

What are the prerequisites?
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How can training be delivered?
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This course is only delivered at an on-site location.

Please contact Customer Care at 905-614-1400 or 1-877-494-WSPS (9777) for more information about availability and on-site pricing.