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Working with Motors, Part 3

Let’s review some ways that you can protect yourself from these types of injuries.

When physically handling a motor, your fingers can easily be crushed; a momentary slip causes permanent disfigurement. The risk of back injury is also high. Let’s review some ways that you can protect yourself from these types of injuries.

• At receiving (or the stockroom), inspect the lifting eye before attempting to lift the motor. A problem with the eye could cost you your foot.

• Along with inspecting the eye, clean any grease off the shaft. Also wipe t

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