- Nov. 26, 2012 -
Lift'n Buddy has created a keg attachment to be outfitted on all units universally. The new product will be featured at the 18th Annual National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition (ErgoExpo), the largest ergonomics event in the nation, will be held at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, December 4 – 7, 2012. Ergologistics, maker of Lift’n Buddy will be participating in Ergo Expo located at booth #612.
The keg attachment will to adjust to and tightly secure a keg. Aaron Lamb founder of Ergologistics emphasized, “It will provide the same security when lifting items from 5 gallon paint containers all the way up to oil drums.” This is new product offered by Ergologistics, makers of Lift'n Buddy, the recent Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation award winner.
Lift'n Buddy (www.liftnbuddy.com)
is the revolutionary mobile lifting device that combines the best of a standard two-wheeler's durability and functionality, with automatic lifting and lowering capabilities. Lift’n Buddy was the recipient of the 2012 Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards for Technology Design as well as the Edison Award, Lift’n Buddy was recognized for new product innovation, in the category of Industrial Design Tools. 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 exposure of employee injury, litigation, and workers’ compensation claims.
According to the Mayo Clinic, the best ways to limit back injury in the workplace are to modify repeated tasks, avoid over lifting, limit stresses on employees back, and to lift properly. A great way to prevent excessive stress on the back and repeated lifting movements is by using a mechanical lifting device such as the Lift’n Buddy (www.liftnbuddy.com)
. The Lift’n Buddy provides repeated lifting cycles to limit repetitive stress on the employee and with a lift capacity up to 500 lbs. it can provide a mobile solution to lifting heavy loads of any form. Limiting back injuries in the workplace can significantly limit missed time and loss of productivity and a great solution is the 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), National Safety Council, and MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association)
Aaron M. Lamb, President