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

Lifting Paint Can

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


Hazard: Paint cans stacked on pallet require worker to lift without benefit of using leg muscles putting stress on back, arms, and shoulders (see photo 1).

Solution: Keeping paint can to body when lifting can from storage area will reduce stresses. Using two people to lift heavier cans will also reduce stresses on workers (see photo 2).

back Go Back

  	Worker lifting paint cans stacked on pallet   	Two people lifting heavier cans 

Error processing SSI file