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SAFETY Part 5 of 5 – Implementing Your Own Safety Program

  
  
  
  
  
  
WSIB busresultsthrough H&S Page 001Not to over simplify and regardless of the size of a Company, there are several attributes we have observed for all companies who have implemented successful Safety Programs:
  1. Detailed definition of the concern or issue they are trying to address, resolve;
  2. An inside “Champion(s)” to lead and manage the change
  3. Engage Employees, Involve, communicate, educate, manage and train impacted employees;
  4. An Action Plan and Timeline of how they plan to address/resolve the concern or issue;
  5. An Ongoing Senior Level Commitment from the company in terms of people, process, procedure and financial resources required to affect the change and
  6. A clear and Defined way to Monitor, Measure and Report on the Program Results!
  • The Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) in Canada produced a detailed template for companies implementing Safety Programs titled: “Business Results Though Health & Safety”. Regardless of where your business is located, this comprehensive template is a valuable tool for any safety conscious champion in creating their own successful Program for their organization!

 

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SAFETY Part 4 of 5 – SAFETY Does Deliver a Return on Investment

  
  
  
  
  
  

The following are excerpts from the findings of the ongoing Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Study to date:

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SAFETY Part 3 of 5 – Changing Attitudes Towards Safety in the Workplace

  
  
  
  
  
  

Over the past ten years, we have observed a steady rise in the emphasis placed on Safety in the workplace throughout North America.

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Say, "Hello Dolly!"

  
  
  
  
  
  

Look what we found in the basement we thought we'd like to share with you! Here's a blast from the past: A late 1970's Hello Dolly brochure that was created to highlight the benefits of a PowerMate® moving pianos. Our PowerMate® dolly has been getting the job done for over 30 years.

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Attention Ohio Employers: Opportunity get a PowerMate® and SAVE 75%!

  
  
  
  
  
  

Breaking News:  Qualified customers in the State of Ohio can now potentially SAVE 75% (Just increased from 66%) off their PowerMate® motorized stair climbers and/or LiftGates purchased by contacting the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (OhioBWC) and applying for the

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SAFETY Part 2 of 5 - What do Lifting Injuries Cost?

  
  
  
  
  
  

The U.S. Department of Labor quotes an average of $29,000.00

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SAFETY Part 1 of 5 - Independent Ergonomic Report on PowerMate®

  
  
  
  
  
  

The PowerMate® Ergonomic Advantage (Excerpts from the Stuart Report):                                                                                                           

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PowerMate L-1 series Appliance Dolly

  
  
  
  
  
  
 

The battery operated series Appliance Dolly makes moving heavy loads into light work. While it looks like a regular heavy-duty hand truck, this unit has a 12 volt electric motor powered by a rechargeable battery. This lets it climb stairs and lift loads with no effort on the part of the operator. 

Imagine taking a 500 pound load to the top of a 20 story building and back down to the bottom. Now imagine you did this with the dolly doing all of the lifting and balancing by itself leaving you just to climb the stairs. Imagine being able to let the dolly go to open a door, and not having it slide down the stairs. Not only can the PowerMate do all of these things for you, but it can do it on a single charge. If you do not need to go quite as far, the dolly can also handle as much as 650 pounds if it is being handled by two operators.

 



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Electric Dolly Provides Relief for Technicians

  
  
  
  
  
  
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If you have been reading the articles in this blog you may already be familiar with some of the reasons for using a PowerMate®. Labor savings and safety are two big reasons customers agree are important. But did you also know that there are less tangible benefits to using a PowerMate stair climber for residential and commercial deliveries? Your technicians, the ones most likely to be using the machines on a regular basis, will thank you for making their job easier and safer.

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What's the best stair climbing hand truck for moving appliances?

  
  
  
  
  
  

Moving and installing built-in appliances is problematic for a number of reasons. By their very nature built-ins are designed for a residential installation and yet are often commercial-sized appliances. Built-in fridges and stoves are high value items that often have much of their delicate components exposed. Built-in fridges are heavier than standard fridges and taller as well. The risk of damaging either the product or the customer’s property is higher when moving a built-in appliance; it is heavier and more awkward to move and there is usually less clearance.  All this makes the job for the installer much harder than moving a standard white good.

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