Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

Magnet Handle

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.


Hazard: Many small metal pieces are combined in creating sub-assemblies. Material can either be moved by hand or by using a small parts magnet. Upon sudden loss of electricity it is possible for a magnet to drop its load, possibly resulting in foot and leg injuries.

Solution: The small parts magnet pictured below provides a circular handle for the worker to grasp while moving the load. In addition, if the magnet drops the load unexpectedly, the worker's feet are not directly under the load due to the handle keeping the worker farther away from the load.

back Go Back

 small parts magnet 

Contact Us:
  • Page last reviewed: May 22, 2012 (archived document) The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO