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What should not be done when lifting something that is heavy?

A Bending at the waist and using the back to pick up the object while keeping the legs straight

Never lift with the back is very important whenever lifting something that is heavy. This opens up the individual for possible injury and muscle strain. All of the other choices are tips in what should be done, including establishing a wide anchor point, turning only with the legs and feet and standing close to the object in order to reduce the amount of weight put on the arms.