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Answer These 9 Questions When Specifying An Ergonomic Electric Tugger

Electric tuggers provide ergonomic, versatile, and efficient material transfer in a wide range of industries. Deployed in manufacturing, assembly, warehousing, and distribution, electric tuggers are also customizable to meet specific application requirements. To ensure that an operation selects the optimal ...
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Electric Tuggers Provide Versatile, Ergonomic Material Transfer

Utilized in manufacturing, assembly, warehousing, and distribution, electric tuggers help workers move heavy loads in multiple industries and applications. These compact, motorized units typically incorporate two large fixed wheels and two spinning casters. A single handlebar control allows an operator ...
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Ergonomic Solutions Support Safer Handling At EASE Council Member Facilities

With its new National Emphasis Program, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) will be scrutinizing warehousing and distribution operations’ ergonomic practices more closely. Facilities looking to address the causes of worker injuries can gather safer handling ideas from the ...
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Ergonomic Industrial Workstations Reduce Worker Fatigue

The number of manufacturing and assembly operations in the U.S. is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.96% between 2024 and 2028. Simultaneously, value added services — often customizations performed by workers — are likely ...
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EASE Council Panel To Discuss Ergonomic Manufacturing Solutions At MODEX ...

Annually, U.S. manufacturers lose nearly $8.32 billion due to serious, non-fatal workplace injuries. According to the 2023 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index’s Manufacturing report, the top cause is overexertion when handling objects. (It’s also the top cause of injuries across ...
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Use Pushing And Pulling Guidelines To Assess Workers’ Potential Injury ...

Warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities often rely on people power to move loads. Workers push or pull wheeled carts and pallet jacks to transport items. Yet the forces associated with maneuvering parts and products through different processes can also ...
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Ergonomic Material Handling Solutions Cut Workplace Repetitive Lifting Injury Risks

While workplace injuries can result from a single incident in which a worker attempts to move, position, or lift a very large, heavy load, they can also occur when an employee performs the same task repeatedly. Whether it’s in a ...
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EASE Council Alliance Furthers OSHA Workplace Safety Education Initiatives

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has formed an alliance with the Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) Council of MHI. The partnership currently covers the state of Georgia. Together, the two organizations will work ...
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E-Commerce and Ergonomics: How Adapting Pallet Rack with Carton Flow ...

This post is part of the EASE Council’s Educational Series: E-Commerce and Ergonomics Forecasts predict that the North American e-commerce market will expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.5% between now and 2027. Contributing to this growth ...
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Hear How Ergonomic Solutions Make Work Easier In New EASE ...

The members of the Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) Council offer a variety of educational resources, presentations and seminars, technical papers, checklists, and ergonomic articles on their website. They also produce videos whose content offers insights into the application ...