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Identifying Bad Ergonomic Design in the Workplace

Posted by Weber Knapp on Nov 22, 2021 10:32:16 AM

As more companies and industries realize the benefits of implementing ergonomic equipment, more and more equipment claims to be “ergonomically” designed. And since ergonomic equipment is beneficial everywhere from the grocery store to the construction site, it’s important (and ever-more challenging to weed out the posers. 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Motion Control, Push Cart, office equipment, OSHA

Ergonomic Assessment Checklist for Manufacturing Safety

Posted by Weber Knapp on Oct 28, 2021 4:15:00 PM


From chronic back pain to carpal tunnel syndrome, we've all seen how much damage bad ergonomics can do. Bad ergonomics, in short, are bad for business.

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Topics: Ergonomics, Industrial, Push Cart, Safety, OSHA

5 Jobs That Call for Computers on Wheels: Schools, Hospitals, & More

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 30, 2021 11:18:30 AM

Changes in the way we learn, take care of others, and problem-solve have resulted in demand for more flexible tech at school and work. Computers on wheels (COWs) accomplish just that. 

To the uninitiated, computers on wheels are desktops or laptops situated on a powered mobile cart.

Computers on wheels enable professionals in various industries to expand their services, improve patient experiences and outcomes, increase revenue, and transform learning experiences.

Here’s how they can become a viable solution for profitability and efficiency in your office or school!

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Topics: Engineering, Push Cart, Medical Equipment, Safety

Vectis™ Imagined Applications

Posted by Leila Bell on Apr 28, 2017 9:18:28 AM

If you’ve been following our blog you’re already familiar with Vectis™ Springloaded Counterbalanced Hinges and what they can offer but, maybe you still aren’t sure what applications they can really be used for or, maybe you’re just landing on our website and getting to know Vectis™. So, in the spirit of sharing our counterbalance knowledge, we’ve tasked our very creative Design Engineers with imagining an application using Vectis™ Hinges and bringing that application to “life” in order to show you some of the countless applications these counterbalance hinges can be used on. Following you’ll find four applications that are perfect for Vectis™ hinges as imagined by our engineering thinkers, dreamers, and inventors:

The Dresser with a Hidden Surprise

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Topics: Motion Control, Appliance, Counterbalance, Counterbalance Hinge, Draw Bridge, Engineering, Hinges, Hospatility Furniture, Industrial, Lid Support, Push Cart, Springloaded, Vectis