Tag: Ergonomic Equipment

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Workstation Cranes: An Ergonomic Solution For Workpiece Handling

To help workers lift, handle, and move heavy objects both safely and ergonomically, workstation cranes can be installed within individual manufacturing and assembly work cells. Designed to handle loads up to 4,000 pounds, these systems reduce the physical exertion, fatigue, ...
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Pair Ergonomic Solutions For Safer Pick-And-Place

With the bulk of workers’ compensation overexertion claims associated with manual material handling — like pulling, pushing, lifting, carrying, holding and reaching — it’s important to look for ergonomic assist equipment that reduces those strains while minimizing repetitive motions. For ...
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Choosing The Most Ergonomic Wheels For Your Application: Seven Areas ...

Outfitting manual material handling carts with the wheel or caster that best matches a given application is an ideal way to achieve both higher efficiency and improved ergonomics for workers. Because the wheel’s construction and materials are optimized for the ...
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Ergonomic Considerations When Specifying Wheel And Caster Brakes For Manual, ...

When specifying the design of a new manual material handling cart (or assessing the suitability of retrofitting an existing cart), operations managers and facility owners typically consider “push-pull” requirements when assessing the ergonomics of a potential solution. Sometimes overlooked, however, ...
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Until Automation Does Everything, Protect Your People With Ergonomic Solutions ...

With unemployment at record lows, U.S. manufacturing, distribution and warehousing operations are increasingly evaluating automated material handling equipment as a solution to their ongoing challenges in attracting, hiring and retaining people. Yet, for many small companies, the significant investment required ...
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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 ...