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Manual Material Handling and Lifting Techniques Checklist.

  • 4.14.1. Are personnel who regularly perform manual lifting duties properly trained? Reference 4.4

  • 4.14.2. Does training instruction include information such as what PPE is required, what manual<br>lifting devices are available and their proper use? Reference 4.4

  • 4.14.3. Is training documented IAW AFI 91-202? Reference 4.4

  • 4.14.4. Are manual materials handling activities kept to a minimum through the application and use<br>of engineering controls when possible? Reference 4.5.1

  • 4.14.5. Are loads to be lifted manageable in both size and weight distribution? Reference 4.6

  • 4.14.6. Are objects to be lifted inspected for grease or other slippery substances that might cause the<br>object to slip? Reference

  • 4.14.7. Do individuals seek assistance when it is necessary to move heavy or odd shaped items?<br>Reference 4.6.3

  • 4.14.8. Are workers properly trained in team lifting techniques when they will be lifting heavy or<br>odd shaped items? Reference 4.6.3.

  • 4.14.9. Is PPE provided and used when needed to protect the hands and feet of workers involved in<br>manual materials handling activities? Reference 4.7.1

  • 4.14.10. Are wheeled hand trucks and dollies loaded so that the cargo is stable and the loads won't<br>fall? Reference

  • 4.14.11. Is the rated capacity on all lever operated hoists permanently and conspicuously marked and<br>easily visible? Reference

  • 4.14.12. Are hoists equipped with a device (ratchet and pawl or load brake) that prevents a<br>suspended load from self-lowering and ensures loads are only lowered by operation of the hoist<br>lever? Reference

  • 4.14.13. Are hoists inspected daily or prior to each use for items such as loose or worn parts, cracked<br>or broken welds, deformed hooks or chain, and bent or deformed pawls? Reference

  • 4.14.14. Is an annual inspection accomplished on all MHE? Reference

  • 4.14.15. Are identification tags attached to hoists indicating date of inspection, date of proof test,<br>capacity of hoist and identification number of hoist? Reference

  • 4.14.16. Do hoist users maintain records of all tests? Reference

  • 4.14.17. Are only approved lifting devices like slings used to lift loads? Reference

  • 4.14.18. Do material handlers remove finger rings and jewelry prior to working with materials or<br>moving machinery? Reference 4.11.6

  • 4.14.19. Are materials neatly stacked and the height limited to minimize the possibility for the<br>materials to fall or collapse? Reference 4.13.1

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