The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) launched a campaign for prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) in 2020: "Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load". Hovmand is a proud campaign partner of EU OSHA. We are taking this as an opportunity to provide companies with a concrete checklist: How can musculoskeletal disorders be avoided?
What does lifting equipment have to do with work processes? Smart lifting tools can do more than just make physical work easier. Our article looks at the opportunities for using industrial lifting equipment to make for more efficient processes. Enjoy reading!
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) remain the most widespread work-related health problem in Europe. In order to raise awareness of MSDs and their causes and to promote their prevention, the European Agency for Occupational Safety (EU-OSHA) has launched the campaign “Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load”. The campaign runs from 2020 to 2022 and is supported by media and campaign partners in the EU – including the Danish company Hovmand.
Mobile lifting trolleys for load handling increase safety and efficiency at the workplace and benefit employees – round the clock and throughout their (working) lives.
At industrial companies, workers still have to do a lot of heavy lifting on a daily basis. A special lifting device makes it easy to pick up, tilt, rotate, and transport drums. This drum-moving equipment not only protects employees from physical damage, but also increases the efficiency of the workflow as a whole.
Munich, 7 July 2020 +++ Safe transport and transfer of bulk materials and liquids: The two new lifting hoists from Hovmand make this possible. A bucket lifter with manual tilting unit assists with the special handling of buckets and small drums, while a mobile canister filling aid facilitates the transport and transfer of canisters. The world's leading manufacturer of mobile industrial lifting hoists is once again expanding its range of hoists for safe and efficient working in production.
Operations in many production areas have currently fallen sharply. This is not the case in the foodstuff industry. Production volume has actually increased in many companies. These companies must overcome the challenge of achieving the highest possible productivity with an often smaller number of staff, while still adhering to the currently applicable occupational health and safety guidelines.
Whether shopping bags, drinks crates, holiday suitcases or heavy boxes at the office: there’s always something weighty we have to carry around with us or lift. This can affect your back – especially if you go about it the wrong way.