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Overexertion

The $15 Billion problem, overexertion

The $15 Billion problem, overexertion

Did you know that:

  • Overexertion cost businesses over $15 Billion in 2013, that’s just over 25% of the total cost of all workplace injuries combined
  • Overexertion involving an outside source was ranked first among the leading causes of disabling injury, accounting for 35% of all cases
  • The rate of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD’s) incidents for transportation and warehousing was more than twice the MSD rate for all private industry sectors
  • The median number of days away from work for Musculoskeletal disorders is 11 days, the median for all other injuries combined is 8 days

Caster Concepts is committed to reducing the energy exerted to start and continue rolling, turn and maneuver  carts, wheeled racks and other related carriers.

We Offer A Complete Ergonomic Product Line:

TWERGO ® Wheels – Twin or Triple Wheel ERGOnomic caster wheels that achieve an average of 25% reduction in push force needed to start rolling and turning

TWERGO ® Lite Wheels – The Ultimate 2″ Wide single wheel designed for lighter loads

ErgoMaxx™ Rigs – Maintenance Free exertion reducing rigs

ErgoTread – Tread Poly that returns energy

i “2014 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index”,www.libertymutualgroup.com/researchinstitute

ii “Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away From Work, 2013” (USDL-14-2246), Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

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