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Category: Ergonomics

Realizing the profits of reducing noise levels at your company.

January 3, 2020

Realizing the profits of reducing noise levels at your company.

 In heavy industrial and manufacturing environments, high noise levels can be one of the biggest headaches for workers’ health and safety, as well as overall productivity. A worker distracted by noise can become irritable, stressed and less productive.  If noise levels are too loud, workers may not hear instructions clearly, or worse, not hear a […]

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Increasing the Sustainability of Workplace Ergonomics

November 21, 2019

Increasing the Sustainability of Workplace Ergonomics

Caster Concepts is no stranger to ergonomics. Many of the casters we’ve developed and sold to companies around the world were designed with ergonomics in mind. Though companies often make changes in the workplace that are designed to promote safety – including replacing their outdated casters with ergonomic alternatives – many of these changes simply […]

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Highlighting OSHA’s Stance on Ergonomics

October 24, 2019

Highlighting OSHA’s Stance on Ergonomics

Ergonomics weren’t a primary concern in American industries until a couple of decades ago when the real effects of work-related injuries started to become clear. Since then, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has continued to focus on the different ways to provide employees across every industry with a more ergonomic workplace. Below, you […]

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Don’t Overlook These Four Features of Truly Ergonomic Heavy-Duty Casters

April 5, 2019

Don’t Overlook These Four Features of Truly Ergonomic Heavy-Duty Casters

Heavy-duty casters can come with a variety of features designed to save you time and money, reduce the risk of injury, and move loads more safely. If you are considering ergonomic heavy-duty casters, be sure the ones you choose boast the four benefits below. Otherwise, your caster may not be as ergonomic as it seems. […]

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Reducing push force with polyurethane wheels: Picking the best industrial caster for the job.

April 3, 2019

Reducing push force with polyurethane wheels: Picking the best industrial caster for the job.

Of all the factors that impact ergonomics on an industrial cart or rack, casters are the most crucial part of that equation. The amount of push-pull force exerted to start and continue rolling, as well as turn and maneuver, are ergonomic issues that can be reduced by utilizing the proper ergonomic caster. Since everything is riding on […]

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Cost savings and safety gains by using the right ergonomic industrial caster

January 7, 2019

Cost savings and safety gains by using the right ergonomic industrial caster

The importance of casters in the workplace is often overlooked and undervalued, much to the detriment of the companies purchasing them. In most cases, buying or replacing a caster gets rubber-stamped under general maintenance and repair and is considered not much more than a necessary cost. But with the advances in caster technology, companies that […]

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