R&D Ergo Company News

Website Updates

We are constantly working to improve our website and the information we have available to you, which is why we recently made several large additions to our ergonomic material handling webpages. We have over forty different drum and barrel handling solutions available, but previously only had a handful on display for you to learn about.

The Benefits of Implementing an Ergonomic Solution

Ergonomics is the applied science of equipment design in the workplace that will maximize productivity and reduce operator fatigue and discomfort. There are endless benefits to implementing an ergonomic solution at your facility. The top five benefits for implementing a strong workplace ergonomic process include: reducing costs, improved productivity, improved quality, improved employee engagement, and improved safety culture.

What Are Robotic End Effectors?

What are End effectors? The simple definition is as follows “End effectors, also known as End-of Arm Tooling (EOAT), are devices that are attached to the end of a overhead lifting system or robotic arm. They are designed and used to act as the structures wrists/hand that interact with the environment.

Manufacturing Safety

The Liftsafe Group of Companies was recently featured in the April 2015 Canadian Industrial Machinery Magazine! 

As its name implies, the Liftsafe Group of Companies is all about safety.

It is more than a single entity too.

We’ve got your back…

The last decade in Ontario has seen musculoskeletal disorders be the leading type of work injury, representing 40% of all lost time claims in the province. Musculoskeletal disorders are categorized by sprains/strains of the neck, back, shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and other joints and connective tissue of the musculoskeletal system.

Ergonomic Tip: Pro-Active Job Design

January 20, 2014

Ergonomics focuses on the interactions between work demands and worker capabilities.  Your goal should be to achieve a balance between work tasks and the worker that will optimize productivity and, at the same time, preserve the safety and health of the employee.