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Considering Intelligent Lifting Devices For A Manual Handling Application? Look ...

An intelligent lifting device (ILD) is a lift assist solution or load manipulation system that moves seamlessly and precisely with its human operator’s motion. Programmed to mimic the exact job being performed and acting as an extension of the body, ...
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Presentation Details The Latest Developments In Exoskeletons For Manual Material ...

One of the emerging ergonomic assist technologies beginning to be deployed into manufacturing facilities and warehouses is exoskeletons (also called “exos”). These lightweight, external frames are worn by a worker with the goal of helping them to perform manual, repetitive ...
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Emerging Wearable Devices That Collect Ergonomic Data Offer Potential For ...

Wearable devices are quickly creeping into all aspects of our lives. From smart watches to smart glasses, and even fitness tracker and pedometer apps on the smart phones in our pockets, wearables are tracking our location, the distance we travel, ...
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Exoskeletons Have Potential To Help Workers Perform Manual Material Handling ...

With the current U.S. workforce both aging and not as fit as it was 25 years ago, companies are examining a variety of ergonomic assist solutions to help workers perform manual, repetitive material handling activities safely and efficiently. One such ...
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Avoid These Three Common Ergonomics Mistakes

Even as operations are adding more automation and technologies that free personnel from redundant or repetitive work, manual material handling tasks remain. An emphasis on safety and proper ergonomics — as well as investing in ergonomic equipment that supports safe ...
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Your Operation’s Productivity Isn’t As High As You’d Like? Consider ...

If your operation’s throughput isn’t as high as you think it should be, or your workers aren’t as productive as you expect, perhaps some ergonomic adjustments are in order. That’s because the science of ergonomics aims not only to remove ...
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Why Every Ergonomic Workstation Is Customized

There’s a reason why a multitude of options and accessories are offered for equipping an ergonomic workstation: no two operations or processes are the same. Likewise, no two associates are the same either. That’s why, when specifying a workstation to ...
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The Real Impact Of Poor Ergonomics, By The Numbers

Did you know that U.S. companies spend $94 billion on workers’ compensation costs annually? It’s a shockingly large number. However, the good news is that — as a general trend — this number is steadily decreasing as more companies invest ...