• Know the weight of any load or object before moving and follow your safe handling policy
  • Do not overreach or overextend while moving items
  • Use the proper material handling devices and/or lifting techniques
  • Confirm that the equipment and the load are appropriate for the task
  • Verify loads are secure and free of loose material prior to lifting
  • Never walk under or leave a suspended load unattended
  • Never place myself in the line of fire of any load