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Cat: Pushing/Pulling

Reference materials related to pushing and pulling activities. Force limits for horizontal and vertical pushing and pulling. Recommended limits in the selection of hand and powered trucks and carts.

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Cart and Hand Truck Safety - SOP [pdf] [39256] ?

A safe operating procedure sheet

Electric Hand Truck [39258] ?

The basics

Electric Pallet Jack Safety [39269] ?

Safety advice for workers

Hand Truck Hazard Preventions [39252] ?

Hazards to consider when using a hand truck

Hand Truck Hazards and Potential Solutions [pdf] [39255] ?

Addressing some of the common hazards encountered when using hand trucks

Hand Truck Safety Tips [39257] ?

Advice for the safe operation of a hand truck

Pallet Jack Safety Rules [39265] ?

A listing of safety procedures to follow when using pallet jacks

Pallet Jack Safety Tips [pdf] [39264] ?

A toolbox talk

Pallet Jack Safety Video [39263] ?

An online video on the safe use of the pallet jack

Pushing and Pulling - General [8354] ?

Discusses the force limits for horizontal and vertical pushing and pulling

Pushing and Pulling Operations: Assessment Charts [pdf] [29900] ?

The findings of a 2007 study on developing pushing and pulling assessment charts for high risk operations

Pushing and Pulling Tasks [pdf] [20726] ?

The ergonomis of pushing and pulling

Pushing, Pulling and Carrying [39262] ?

Avoid pulling when possible

Recommended Limits in the Selection of Hand and Powered Trucks and Carts [8353] ?

Information on proper hand cart selection

Review of Risks Associated with Pushing and Pulling Heavy Loads [25773] ?

Includes a pushing/pulling assessment checklist

Safe Use of Hand Pallet Trucks [39267] ?

A tailgate topic on the safe use of hand pallet trucks in the workplace

Safety Tips for Pallet Jack Operators [39268] ?

A safety fact sheet

Tips on Proper Use of Hand Trucks [39259] ?

Safety tips for those using hand trucks, carts, dollies

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