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Excessive heavy lifting can injure your low back and shoulders. A major concern in flatbed trucking is the lifting and pulling of heavy tarps. If possible, try to avoid any heavy lifting at awkward postures. This simulation explores the pros and cons of different lifting techniques.


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Back injuries are serious business!

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