Tag: Ergonomic Equipment

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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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How Proper Lighting Increases Productivity And Employee Wellbeing

Ergonomics is most often associated with physical tasks, with many operations recognizing that repetitive, manual motions or improper lifting of heavy objects can cause worker injuries. Yet lighting — ambient, overhead, natural, and task — is a significant contributor to ...
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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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Taking The Guesswork Out Of Lifting And Moving

While all workplace movements related to physical stress and injuries likely cannot be prevented, many of the body strains associated with these activities can be significantly reduced. This can be accomplished by changing work design, utilizing equipment designed for ergonomics, ...
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Easing The Pain Of Worker Strain In Manufacturing

When it comes to ergonomic solutions in a manufacturing environment, numerous options exist for easing the physical strain on workers. Although the work being performed can vary greatly depending on the location in the plant and the operation required, some ...
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Improve Stock Feeding, Part Removal From CNC Machinery With Ergonomic ...

Manually feeding blanks into computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools can be a strenuous, awkward task for even the most fit operator. And, even though these machines (drills, borers, lathes, routers, mills, laser cutters) create a part by removing material, ...
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Beyond Wheels And Casters: Total Cart Design Mitigates Push/Pull Forces

When engineering an industrial cart that will be handled manually for at least some (or all) of its operational usage, most users believe that the type of wheels and casters chosen is the most critical element of the design. And, ...
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Approaching Ergonomic Solutions For Manufacturing As A Complete System

When it comes to addressing ergonomic needs in a manufacturing environment, rarely does a single piece of equipment solve all of the needs of the worker. This is especially true when considering the entire flow of material handling — from ...
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Powered Wheels And Casters Make Strenuous Tasks Easier

Matching the optimal caster or wheel configuration — style, load capacity, tread material, and more — to a specific cart-based material handling application goes a long way toward increasing both worker ergonomics and productivity. However, for the ultimate ergonomic cart, one ...
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Why Repeated Handling Of Small Work Pieces Can Harm Workers’ ...

While most operations acknowledge that manually lifting and moving a heavy object has a high risk of injuring a worker’s back, many don’t recognize that repeated movement of small items — day in and day out, shift after shift — ...