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dicht bij het lichaam werken

English translation: lift close to the body

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Dutch term or phrase:dicht bij het lichaam werken
English translation:lift close to the body
Entered by: Charline Helsmoortel
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18:20 Nov 25, 2008
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial
Dutch term or phrase: dicht bij het lichaam werken
Kan door één man getild worden als er dicht bij het lichaam gewerkt wordt. Tillen door twee man is vereist als er boven het hoofd of buiten bereik gewerkt wordt.
Charline Helsmoortel
Belgium
Local time: 19:37
lift close to the body
Explanation:
Ik zou kiezen voor een formulering als: (....) if lifted close to the body.

A load lifted far from the body imposes more stress on the back than the same load lifted close to the body. A bulky object is harder to lift than a compact ...
http://www.ccohs.ca/headlines/text61.html
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Kitty Brussaard
Netherlands
Local time: 19:37
Grading comment
Bedankt! Dat dacht ik ook, maar was niet helemaal zeker.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +2lift close to the body
Kitty Brussaard


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27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
lift close to the body


Explanation:
Ik zou kiezen voor een formulering als: (....) if lifted close to the body.

A load lifted far from the body imposes more stress on the back than the same load lifted close to the body. A bulky object is harder to lift than a compact ...
http://www.ccohs.ca/headlines/text61.html

Kitty Brussaard
Netherlands
Local time: 19:37
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Bedankt! Dat dacht ik ook, maar was niet helemaal zeker.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lianne van de Ven: Logically this appears different but I think it is okay: Lifting close to the body can be done by one person. Two are required for.....
15 mins
  -> Thanks Lianne :-) The sentence can easily be reformulated as 'Can be handled by one person if lifted close to the body' without losing the original meaning.

agree  katja van hellemond
26 mins
  -> Bedankt Katja :-)
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