3D and 2D CAD Files for Casters: Easy Access
August 9, 2019 Casters Material Handling

When a client has a need for casters, we make sure to customize the solution to this client. We don’t offer general solutions, since “small” details can make a huge difference in our recommendations.Because of this, we understand that your carts are, more than likely, specifically and uniquely designed for...

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Make Sure Your Ergonomic Changes Last
July 22, 2019 Casters Material Handling

So, let’s say that you’ve seen the statistics and costs on work-related injuries, and you’ve decided to make some changes to your facility.We’ve seen a lot of companies push initiatives to improve the working environment of their facilities. This is obviously something that we’re interested in since our products help...

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Using the wrong guidelines for push/pull?
June 25, 2019 Casters Material Handling

It’s safe to say that most humans think they have a pretty good grasp on what their limits are, right? Well, not really. This is particularly evident in the workplace and with injury risk since musculoskeletal disorders, or MSDs, cause over $20 billion in direct costs each and every year...

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High Costs of Injury on the Job
May 28, 2019 Casters Material Handling

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are enormously costly to companies. Direct costs come in at $20 billion per year, while total costs are estimated between $45 to $54 billion. This does not even quantify the other mental and physical effects on the estimated 600,000 people who are involved in these serious injuries...

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A New Way of Judging Ergonomic Performance: An Objective Set of Push/Pull Guidelines from the Ohio BWC/Ohio State University Spine Research Institute

In 2015, the The Ohio State University Spine Research Institute (SRI) received grant funding from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to improve workplace safety by [studying] “low back and shoulder disorders resulting from pushing and pulling activities.”[1] The long-term reason for this was to “…protect workers from disabling musculoskeletal disorders...

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