Toolbox Talk: Lifting and Carrying Materials
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training
The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Lifting & Carrying Materials addresses the risk of back injuries when working with heavy materials. The resource includes a brief case example, steps to prevent a related injury or illness, and questions for discussion. It includes an image that illustrates the hazard, which can be posted in a central location as a reminder of steps to work safely.
Available in English and