Safe Lifting is a half-day (3-hour) practical course facilitated by a WSPS ergonomist or kinesiologist. It is designed to provide training on performing proper lifting techniques when lifting is absolutely necessary. The first 2 hours of the training covers information suitable for all employees. The last hour is reserved for supervisors, managers and other appropriate personnel to learn coaching and observation tips for safe lifting techniques. They are also equipped to present 10 minute Safe Lifting refresher safety talks to employees.
This course is only delivered at an on-site location.
Please contact Customer Care at 905-614-1400 or 1-877-494-WSPS (9777) for more information about availability and on-site pricing.
An 11 minute video which demonstrates the correct lifting techniques for different situations.
Opportunity to practice the lifting techniques to increase understanding of concepts.
Comprehensive resources for on-going customer use.
Upon completion, you will be able to
Describe why and how back injuries occur.
Understand the benefit of considering alternatives to manual lifting.
Perform proper lifting techniques when lifting objects is necessary.
All employees including supervisors and managers.