# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Building Management II Task 75562568

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate lifting and carrying techniques.

Definition

Demonstration should involve lifting and carrying materials and equipment based on the principles of

  • lifting with legs
  • keeping back straight
  • holding load close to the body
  • getting help, if necessary

in accordance with government regulations and instructor's guidelines.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are common injuries associated with improper lifting techniques?
  • What can one do to prevent injury?
  • How does proper positioning affect proper technique?