by Callum Murphy Last week, Alex and I participated in an Exoskeleton Conference presented by CRE-MSD. If you’re interested in more details, the slides can be found here: Manual Handling: Where Exoskeletons Fit Within Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) Prevention Strategies | Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD) | University of Waterloo […]
Wearing a uniform allows a worker to use more optimum body mechanics. This makes the uniform "ergonomic".
We have acquired a back exoskeleton for trials, and we have been toting it around to our regular clients to see how and where it works best. This particular model is the LiftSuit by Auxivo, and it was generously provided on a trial by DKY Group (www.dky-group.com). The Liftsuit is a “passive” exoskeleton, which means […]
The skin on our bare hands provides an ideal grip for handling most objects in day-to-day life. Our palms and fingers are relatively tough, grippy, and sensitive to heat and pressure. For many tasks, bare-handed is the way to go. Most people can’t imagine wearing gloves to type, use a pen, brush our teeth or […]