Nov 19, 2015
Custom material handling devices are becoming more and more common in the modern-day workplace. They allow workers to transport and manipulate loads faster and more efficiently while simultaneously minimizing the risk of injury. To learn more about custom material handling devices along with some of their most common uses, keep reading.
Nov 09, 2015
Investing in a custom material handling devices is a smart decision that will pay off in the form of a safer workplace with fewer injuries.
Sep 18, 2015
When storing materials in the workplace, workers must take certain precautions to minimize the risk of injury. Unfortunately, many workers turn a blind eye to the nuances of material storage, assuming it poses no concern to them. It's not until an incident actually occurs that they realize the importance of proper material handling storage practices.
Sep 09, 2015
According to data released by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are among the most common types of work-related injuries, costing employers more than $45 billion annually in lost wages, lost productivity, and worker's compensation. Employers can protect workers from MSDs, however, by promoting safe material handling practices in the workplace.
Aug 24, 2015
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 13 Americans are killed each day while working, and nearly 4 million U.S. workers sustain a serious injury while working each year. Many work-related fatalities and injuries are the direct result of poor material handling practices, but this is a risk that can mitigated significantly through ergonomics.
Aug 12, 2015
When workers are forced to lift and manipulate heavy objects themselves, it can place them at risk for a wide variety of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), including slipped/herniated disc, muscle sprains, carpal tunnel syndrome, osteoarthritis and more. But the lack of material handling equipment can also impact workers' productivity, forcing them to exhaust additional time and energy to accomplish the same tasks.
Jul 27, 2015
Unfortunately, many business owners turn a blind eye to material handling safety, assuming its the workers responsibility to take the necessary precautions. But the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) places the burden of responsibility, and liability, on the shoulders of the employer.
Jul 10, 2015
While mechanical material handling improves productivity and lowers the risk of certain injuries, there's still an inherent risk of injury associated with the use of mechanical material handling. It's important for employers and workers to follow some basic safety tips.
Jul 01, 2015
There are two different ways to handle materials in the workplace: manually, which involves workers physically lifting and manipulating the respective materials themselves, and mechanically, which involves the use of special machines and lifting equipment to perform the task. Both methods can be used effectively move materials, but there are nuances between the two that shouldn't go unnoticed.
Jun 15, 2015
Purchasing an engineered material handling solution can boost your company's productivity in more ways than just one. These heavy-duty machines are designed to lift, move and manipulate a wide range of materials and objects. From large oil drums to airplane fuselage panels, there's an engineered lifting solution for just about everything.
Jun 09, 2015
Let's face it, some objects and materials used in the workplace are too heavy â€“ or awkwardly shaped â€“ for any single worker to lift by him or herself. If handling and/or manipulating the object is a routine part of the business's workday, however, it must be moved in one way or another.
May 21, 2015
Investing in lifting solutions can break down barriers, protect workers, and allow efficient transportation of aersopace components.
May 05, 2015
Just because you currently aren't using a mobile lifting solution in your workplace doesn't necessarily mean that you don't need one. Purchasing one or more of the mobile lifters offered here at EngineeredErgonomics.com is a smart investment that will pay off in the long run.
Apr 17, 2015
Overhead rail systems can help you company increase productivity and improve workflow.
Apr 07, 2015
Move large rolls safely and efficiently with roll handling equipment designed by Engineered Ergonomics.
Mar 20, 2015
Mobile drum lifting equipment designed by Engineered Ergonomics can reduce the risk of your workforce developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).