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Question: To keep your back healthy and pain-free, you should take the following common sense safety precautions. (Select the additional item.)

Minimize reaching by keeping frequently used items within arm’s reach.
Keep your back in shape with regular stretching exercises.
Get help from a coworker or use a hand truck if the load is too heavy or bulky to lift alone.
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Options:

  1.  Use your feet to push heavy objects rather than trying to lift them.
  2.  Avoid overextending by standing up when retrieving objects on shelves.
  3.  Hold the object being lifted at arms’ length away from your body.
  4.  Lift heavy items off the floor by bending at the waist.

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2. Avoid overextending by standing up when retrieving objects on shelves.


To keep your back healthy and pain-free, you should take the following common sense safety precautions.

  • Minimize reaching by keeping frequently used items within arm’s reach.
  • Keep your back in shape with regular stretching exercises.
  • Get help from a coworker or use a hand truck if the load is too heavy or bulky to lift alone.
  • Avoid overextending by standing up when retrieving objects on shelves.

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