Being Careful with Raceway, Part 5 Highwaystarz-Photography/iStock/Thinkstock

Being Careful with Raceway, Part 5

There are dangers of lifting raceway overhead.

Running raceway overhead means you typically must lift it overhead. And therein lie several dangers that you can easily overlook.

One of the dangers involves a leading cause of workplace injuries: falling off a ladder. To prevent this, place the ladder such that your center of gravity (while supporting that raceway with your arms) will be directly over a ladder step. The raceway can move your combined center of gravity to one side, toward the front, or toward the back.


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