Cart Movers are designed to easily move heavy loads throughout your facility. These material handling units are perfect for ensuring worker safety and increasing productivity when pushing or pulling heavy equipment. They are convenient and portable, and do not have electric cords or pneumatic hoses to trip over.
Vacuum lifters are ergonomic devices used to transport a variety of products within a set area, such as a warehouse or a manufacturing facility.
A hydraulic lift table is an ergonomic device utilized to raise, lower or tilt workloads such as pallets.
Did you know that The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has a lifting equation for calculating a recommended weight limit for one person under different conditions?
The retention of human resources is a key factor in the competitiveness of Canadian companies. In the Canadian workforce alone it is estimated that time loss occupational injuries arising from MSI’s resulted in a direct cost of 3.2 billion dollars to the Canadian economy. Ergonomic program elements include things such as: stretch programs, ergonomic workstation design, formal job rotation, job matching and documented ergonomic risk identifications. The benefits of ergonomic training in any industry are endless.
The ability to demonstrate the pay back on ergonomic improvements is an ongoing challenge for many safety professionals. There are three primary driving forces to invest in an ergonomic improvement which are: regulatory compliance, health and safety performance and production enhancement.
Whether you are looking into implementing an ergonomic solution in order to move rolls, barrels or another item; there are a vast variety of different benefits that you can gain by implementing an ergonomic solution.
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