Checklist

Safe Lifting and Stretching

Answer “Yes “or “No.”

Is this too heavy for one person to lift and carry alone?

How high does the object have to be raised?

How far does the object have to be carried?

Are employees restricting their movements or range of motion because of fatigue or discomfort (e.g., a stiff neck, sore shoulder, or backache)?

Are employees modifying tools, equipment, or workstations on their own?

Is the public entity experiencing any of the following?