Tag: Ergonomic Equipment

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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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Reducing The Risk Of Shoulder Injuries With Ergonomic Assist Equipment

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses that required days away from work in 2019, shoulder injuries ...
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Lower The Chance Of Back Injuries With Ergonomic Solutions

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe In 2019, 4,790 workers employed in the general warehousing and storage industry experienced a back injury that kept them off the job for multiple days, ...
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Prevent Arm Injuries With These Ergonomic Assist Systems

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe General warehousing and storage workers suffered 970 arm injuries that kept them out of work for several days in 2019, according to the Bureau of ...
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How Three Different Ergonomic Assist Devices Support Social Distancing

Many operations require two associates to lift, handle, and manipulate loads weighing more than 50 pounds as a means to reduce the risk of injury associated with manually moving heavy items. While this measure may help decrease the chance of ...
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How Ergonomic Equipment Can Minimize The Risk Of Hearing Loss

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe While most operations managers and facility owners think of ergonomic assist systems and equipment in terms of their ability to reduce lost time injury costs ...
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Adding An Ergonomic Vacuum Lifter To A Food, Pharmaceutical, Or ...

Manually handling loads in food and beverage, pharmaceutical, or clean room applications can put tremendous ergonomic strain on an operator. Even employees who are in excellent shape will become more fatigued and less productive after several hours of performing the ...
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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 ...