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1 A Practical Guide for Reducing Material Handling Loss Time Injuries © Risk Management Consultants, Ltd Lifting Training that Works!

2 Definition of Materials Handling : Pushing-Pulling-Bending-Reaching-Sitting, Standing & Lifting The basic body mechanics that need to be learned to generate safe material handling skills are all derived from Lifting techniques. © Risk Management Consultants, Ltd

3 Your Goal: Reduce material handling injuries in your operation. Reduce material handling injuries in your operation. Create a material handling safety culture based on sound Ergonomic Principles and Create a material handling safety culture based on sound Ergonomic Principles and P OWER L IFT ® Training. P OWER L IFT ® Training. © Risk Management Consultants, Ltd

4 Three Basic Requirements to Creating a Material Handling Safety Culture © Risk Management Consultants, Ltd

5 1. Effective Technique You need to teach technique that actually works in real life. You need to teach technique that actually works in real life. We teach a Wide Stance P OWER L IFT ® Technique vs. the Squat Lift Technique. We teach a Wide Stance P OWER L IFT ® Technique vs. the Squat Lift Technique. © Risk Management Consultants, Ltd

6 Squat Lift: Squat Lift: Forces the lifter to come up on the balls of the feet. Forces the lifter to come up on the balls of the feet. Knees and legs get in the way = load too far out. Knees and legs get in the way = load too far out. Knees bent in a deep squat position. Knees bent in a deep squat position. P OWER L IFT ® : P OWER L IFT ® : Feet flat on the floor – just like a weight lifter. Feet flat on the floor – just like a weight lifter. Knees & legs out of the way, gets you closer. Knees & legs out of the way, gets you closer. Knees only bend to a 100 degree angle – much Knees only bend to a 100 degree angle – much easier on the knees and a stronger position. easier on the knees and a stronger position.

7 POWERLIFT ON A LOAD WITH HANDLES POWERLIFT — ON A LOAD WITH HANDLES

8 POWERLIFT ON A LOAD WITHOUT HANDLES POWERLIFT — ON A LOAD WITHOUT HANDLES

9 BRIDGING

10 STANDING UP A PALLET

11 2. Hands On Experience You need workers to compare their old way of material handling withthe new way - in other words, they need hands-on, practical application in the classroom and out at the task sites. You need workers to compare their old way of material handling withthe new way - in other words, they need hands-on, practical application in the classroom and out at the task sites. © Risk Management Consultants, Ltd

12 3. Ongoing Training Changing behaviors is the key to reducing injuries. Changing behaviors is the key to reducing injuries. Ongoing Training in the form of Coaching Ongoing Training in the form of Coaching and P OWER L IFT ® Safety Talks are the key to changing behaviors. and P OWER L IFT ® Safety Talks are the key to changing behaviors. Safety Talks must be reality based and cover tasks common to the workers jobs at work as well as at home tasks. Safety Talks must be reality based and cover tasks common to the workers jobs at work as well as at home tasks. © Risk Management Consultants, Ltd

13 Safety Talk Examples © Risk Management Consultants, Ltd

14 LIFTING A PUMP

15 LIFTING AN EXTENSION CORD

16 LIFTING LARGE BULKY BOXES

17 LIFTING ANCHOR PLATES

18 PULLING ROPE & WIRE

19 HANDLING HOSE

20 LIFTING FORMS FROM THE GROUND

21 LIFTING HEAVY GENERATORS & PUMPS

22 OPENING RAIL CAR LIDS

23 OPENING THE STORAGE SHED DOOR

24 LIFTING POSTS

25 LIFTING REBAR

26 LIFTING STEEL PLATE

27 LIFTING FURNATURE

28 LIFTING A COOLER

29 LIFTING FROM THE GROUND

30 LIFTING AN EXTENSION CORD STANDING TO WORK

31 LIFTING AN EXTENSION CORD HANDLING STEEL

32 LIFTING YOUR CHILD FROM THE SOFA

33 DOES IT WORK? P OWER L IFT ® Training has been found to be exceptionally effective over the past 20+ years. P OWER L IFT ® Training has been found to be exceptionally effective over the past 20+ years. Incident reductions of 50% to 100% are easily achievable provided you engage the three components of creating a material handling Safety Culture based on P OWER L IFT ®. Incident reductions of 50% to 100% are easily achievable provided you engage the three components of creating a material handling Safety Culture based on P OWER L IFT ®. P OWER L IFT ® must become a part of the TOTAL SAFETY CULTURE. P OWER L IFT ® must become a part of the TOTAL SAFETY CULTURE. © Risk Management Consultants, Ltd

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35 Year before Training Year after Training Year of Training Year before Training Year after Training Year of Training

36 Post Training Survey

37 Dr. Michael J. Schaefer P OWER L IFT ® Training Risk Management Consultants Ltd. Office: Cell: Website: © Risk Management Consultants, Ltd For More Information contact:


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