- Reduce the load on your back by transferring your body weight. Shift your body weightfrom one leg to the other. Avoid twisting your back. Momentum helps move the load.
- Use the following sequence of motions for moving heavy or bulky materials such as patiostones, sidewalk slabs, cement blocks, bulbed trees, rolled sod, etc.
Pull material towards you
Transfer your weight to the lift side
Lift only to level required
Shift weight to your other leg
Push material into position