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How can I move an injured or ill person without hurting myself?

  • Use your knees and hips, not your back, when you bend
  • Avoid twisting your body
  • Do not move a person who is too large to move comfortably
  • Avoid twisting or bending anyone with a possible head, neck or spinal injury

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