Ergonomics

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 (www.bestbuiltplans.org), which was introduced in the previous…

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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…

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Universal Robots Unveils Enhanced UR10e With 25 Percent Greater Payload

May 18, 2021

Universal Robots (UR) is launching an enhanced UR10e with an increased payload of 12.5 kilograms (27.55 pounds), creating new possibilities for applications such as palletizing, machine tending, and packaging. The robot’s price remains unchanged. “Universal Robots is committed to continuous improvement based on meaningful conversations with customers and our ability to address critical market opportunities.…

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Industrial Exoskeletons: Online Web Session With Fraunhofer IPA

April 29, 2021

On June 1 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CET, Fraunhofer IPA, the German Federal  Association for Safety and Health at Work (Basi) and Messe Düsseldorf (organizer of the A+A trade fair) will jointly present  the web session “Industrial Exoskeletons: Ergonomic Advantages for Future Work”. The event will provide valuable insights from different perspectives: science and research, industry…

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Malta Dynamics Introduces Temporary Guardrail Posts

April 14, 2021

Malta Dynamics is pleased to introduce its OSHA Compliant Temporary Guardrail Posts. These guardrail posts are quick to set up, are compatible with standard 2×4 lumber, and are easily configured to adjust to your site and unique applications. The Malta Dynamics Temporary Guardrail System meets all industry standards set by OSHA for fall protection compliance.…

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