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How should you lift objects from the floor when you are in a seated position?
  • (A)  Bend and pick objects in a quick motion
  • (B)  Get up from the chair and bend to pick the object
  • (C)  Get up, move the chair out of the way, and squat to retrieve object
  • (D)  None of the above
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Correct answer is:
  • (C)  Get up, move the chair out of the way, and squat to retrieve object
Explanation:
Bending and picking an object quickly places tremendous strain on the back. Also, the chair can lose stability and slip out from under you. The best way, therefore, is to stand and move your chair out of the way, squat to lift an object from the floor in seated position.
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