ASSP Announces 2022 Outstanding Safety Educator

May 17, 2022

Lora Cavuoto, a widely respected educator in the occupational safety and health field and member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) for seven years, is ASSP’s 2022 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator. Cavuoto, Ph.D., CPE, is an associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at the University at…


New Wheels for Ergonomic & AGV Applications

April 29, 2022

Hamilton is proud to introduce its newest UltraGlide™ wheel series, the latest modular solution designed to reduce the amount of energy needed to move loads in manual or powered applications. Designed for ergonomic and AGV applications, the new UltraGlide still features independent swivel surfaces that eliminate scrubbing, making it much easier to turn. It still has…


Creform Workstation Gives Manufacturer a Lift

March 10, 2022

Creform Corporation, a manufacturer of unique products for material handling has designed and produced a workstation with an ergonomic lift system for an aerospace engine manufacturer. The workstation has overall dimensions of 72-inches W x 78-inches H x 34-inches D and is built with 42-millimeter and 28-millimeter pipe and joints. Secured inside each of the…


Uni-Craft Corp.’s Ergonomic Lift & Turn Optimizes Palletizing Applications

November 24, 2021

Uni-Craft Corp. combines the unlimited versatility of Scissor Lifts with the ability to effortlessly rotate and access heavy products for the ultimate ergonomic lifting and positioning solution. Designed for use in palletizing applications, the Lift and Turn is a scissor lift with a manual turntable that can handle up to 4,000-pound loads and can turn…


Safety and Health at Work Due to Exoskeletons Young Technology: Power Packs for the Back

October 5, 2021

Exoskeletons are external support or assistance systems worn on the body. They are available as so-called active and passive models. Both are designed to relieve people in jobs with physically demanding movement sequences. Exoskeletons are designed to help prevent musculoskeletal disorders. This is why multiple companies have already bought these “outer skeletons” – they can…


New Catalog: EXAIR’s New Catalog 33 Features new Safety Air Guns, Static Eliminators, Atomizing Nozzles and Industrial Vacuums

August 18, 2021

EXAIR’s new Catalog 33 is its best catalog yet; a full color technical guide offering solutions to common industrial conveying, cooling, cleaning, blowoff, drying, coating and static electricity problems. The greatly expanded Catalog 33 introduces new VariBlast® Precision Safety Air Guns, the Intellistat® Static Eliminators, Liquid Atomizing Spray Nozzles, and the EasySwitch® Wet-Dry vacuum. A…


Huron Technology Corp. Announces the Ergo Conveyor

August 2, 2021

Huron Technology Corp. introduces the Ergo Conveyor, also known as the People Mover Conveyor, which is an ergonomic solution for high volume and large product manufacturing and assembly lines. While commonly found in the automotive industry, the Ergo Conveyor is a versatile conveyor that also assists in the manufacturing and assembly of many products like…


Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Beyond

July 6, 2021

By: Ric Schlesinger, Contributor The field of ergonomics continually strives to create products that, in industrial settings, improve production line operations and increase productivity while at the same time reducing or eliminating operator strain. Ergonomics is quite simply fitting the job to the person, rather than vice versa. It brings together anatomy, physiology, engineering and…


Ergonomics Training Program Focuses on Preventing Soft Tissue Injuries in Construction Workers

June 1, 2021

By: Grace Barlet, CPWR, and Eileen Betit, CPWR, Contributors Soft tissue injuries, or musculoskeletal disorders, are one of the leading causes of disabling injuries in the construction industry1. To help prevent these injuries, CPWR–The Center for Construction Research and Training developed a free program called Best Built Plans (, which was introduced in the previous…


A+A 2021 To Feature Robotics Park

May 19, 2021

The main theme, “Digitalization”, at A+A 2021, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, will also be reflected by the Robotics Park. At this special exhibit area and the associated Selfexperience Space and the Exoworkathlon, numerous exhibitors, the Fraunhofer IPA Institute and the University of Stuttgart IFF will present how…