How to lift heavy things

Posted on September 5, 2016 by Lauren May

One of the downsides and potential hazards of moving house or just getting things ready to go into storage is that at some point, it’s inevitable; you or someone in your household will have to lift something that’s either bulky, heavy or – alas – both. And with that activity comes a host of attendant risks to life and limb. You could damage your back. In fact, there’s a long list of potential injuries that could befall you and it’s vital you have the know-how with which to protect yourself. When you’re moving house, you can’t afford to be put out of action, incurring an injury with an aftermath that could bother you for a lifetime. So just equip yourself with the rules for heavy lifting and you’ll be fine. Here are our suggestions for keeping yourself safe while heaving heavy objects.

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