The concept of PtD can be defined as addressing occupational safety and health needs in the design process to prevent or minimize the work-related hazards and risks associated with the construction, manufacture, use, maintenance, and disposal of facilities, materials, and equipment.
A growing number of business leaders are recognizing PtD as a cost-effective means to enhance occupational safety and health. Many U.S. companies openly support PtD concepts and have developed management practices to implement them.
While no approach has been found for totally eliminating back injuries caused by lifting, it is felt that a substantial portion can be prevented by an effective control program and ergonomic design of work tasks. Lift’n Buddy is the epitome of PtD, helping workers to safely perform lifting tasks. Avoiding just one work-related injury claim would offset the costs of Lift’n Buddy.
Ergologistics manufactures innovative products for the health and welfare of material handling workers. Lift'n Buddy is designed and distributed by Ergologistics, LLC; manufactured in Fargo, North Dakota, the company is a proud member of MHIA (Material Handling Industry of America) as well as the National Safety Council. The company is offering complimentary shipping on telephone orders placed by October 31, 2011. 1-855-
Lift'n Buddy (www.liftnbuddy.com)
The Lift'n Buddy has been designed with proper ergonomics and safety in mind for any person and any moving and lifting job. These mobile lifting devices, fabricated of durable, lightweight, extruded aluminum, help companies avoid the financial exposure of employee injury, litigation, and worker’s compensation claims.
Lift'n Buddy is ergonomically safe and environmentally friendly since the electric hand trucks require no oil, gas, hydraulic fluid, or maintenance of any kind. Completely electric and geared for life, even the battery is 100 % recyclable.
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