Ergonomics

OLFA SK-16 Quick-Change Concealed Blade Safety Knife

September 19, 2022

Cutting tough materials has never been easier thanks to the OLFA SK-16 Quick-Change Concealed Blade Safety Knife. The touch-safe blade requires no activation – simply pull through materials to start cutting. The exposed blade is safely concealed within an open cutting channel for easy use. The wider channel opening minimizes resistance and allows for a large range of cutting materials. The…

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NOBLELIFT North America FE4P50Q-70Q Lithium-Iron Forklifts – for indoor and outdoor applications

September 15, 2022

The FE4P50Q (5,000lb capacity), FE4P60Q (6,000lb capacity), FE4P70Q (7,000lb capacity) Four Wheel Lithium-Iron Phosphate (LiFe4OP) Forklifts are highly efficient, durable Lithium-iron forklifts. They are designed for indoor and outdoor applications. The mast system, front/rear axles and chassis are engineered to be tough like an Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) forklift, but with all the advantages of…

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A+A 2023 Online Exhibitor Registration Open

June 22, 2022

Exhibitor applications for A+A 2023, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, are now available online. Hall planning for A+A 2023 will start on November 1. The event will be held from October 24 – 29, 2023 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. A special feature at A+A 2023 will again…

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Elements of Ergonomics Programs

May 31, 2022

Adapted from Workplace Safety and Health Topics, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)[1]. Why should employers design an effective ergonomics program to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs)? They are costly and can significantly reduce worker productivity and morale. Workers suffering from MSDs have difficulty meeting the demands of their jobs. An estimated…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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