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Evaluation Tools

L&I tools

Illustration of arms lifting a box. Title screen: How much can you safely lift?How much can you safely lift? Find out with this handy lifting calculator app (

Use the app online or get it for your smartphone or tablet:

How to use the app

1. Indicate where your lift begins.

2. Estimate the number of lifts per minute and the hours of lifting per day.

3. The app calculates the maximum safe lifting weight, with an additional limit for more than 45 degrees of twisting during lifting

Computer workstation self evaluation

Link to Hazard Zone Checklist

Hazard zone checklist

Link to Caution Zone Checklist

Caution zone checklist

Other evaluation tools

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