Items Tagged with 'ergonomics'

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Material handler

The compact, battery-powered CartMover is a material handler ideal for moving items on casters or wheels (up to 20,000 pounds).
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Don’t ignore shoulder pain

In 2012, more than 68,000 cases involving days away from work occurred due to shoulder injuries, according to the National Safety Council chartbook, “Injury Facts.” Shoulder injuries can seriously affect a worker’s life. The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation states that pain is the most common symptom of a shoulder injury, with other symptoms including stiffness, a “locking” sensation, and numbness or tingling down the arm.


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Practice proper workplace ergonomics

Do you sit at a desk for hours at a time for work? Do you ever feel sore, experience back or neck pain, or have pain in your fingers? If so, you may not be practicing proper ergonomics.
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Practice good ergonomics

Whether sitting in an office all day or moving material in a warehouse, practicing good ergonomics can help workers stay healthy.
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Tablet use puts strain on neck: study

Pullman, WA – Looking at a tablet computer puts 3 to 5 times more strain on users’ neck muscles than when the neck is not bent, recent research from Washington State University indicates.
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Online program emphasizes office ergonomics

Toronto – As part of International Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day (which takes place annually on Feb. 28), office workers can use a new online training program to learn about the importance of ergonomics and how to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders.
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Ergonomic laundry cart

Bulk Linen Carts in the PSL Series feature dual, recessed safety handles that are permanently roto-molded into the cart to maximize energy transfer and promote efficient, ergonomic movement that reduces strain on workers.
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Electric wheelbarrow

Power Pusher’s E-750 Electric Wheelbarrow allows construction operators to transport heavy loads with ease and eliminates the unnecessary ergonomic challenges and production stoppages associated with traditional wheelbarrow solutions.
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