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For good office ergonomics, avoid these 5 risks

Musculoskeletal disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, muscle strains and lower back injuries affect the muscles, nerves, blood vessels, ligaments and tendons, according to OSHA. But practicing good ergonomics can help prevent workers from acquiring MSDs.
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Pan tilters

Zero Pan Tilters can be loaded or unloaded at ground level, eliminating the need for a forklift while improving ergonomics and eliminating the bending, lifting and inherent injuries associated with them.
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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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