News 12/04/2017

Lift ergonomics to a higher level

The importance of good ergonomics for healthcare workers

Imagine a nurse helping a very heavy patient manually out of bed and into a wheelchair. The patient is completely dependent on the nurse’s help to get out of the bed. Later that day the same nurse is manually trying to move the patient back into the bed from the wheelchair. Can this task be performed safely and without the nurse risking injury?

Maybe the nurse would be strong enough to perform the tasks or have the right working techniques to avoid injury. However, the fact is that health care workers continue to suffer unacceptably high rates of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) due to manual lifting, moving and repositioning of patients, residents or clients. 

LINAK cares
For years, safety and good ergonomics have been of utmost importance to LINAK. Our Intelligent Care Solutions™ provide actuators and controls for optimal adjustment of your patient lift and offer several value-adding features.

Depending on your specification, we can build the right solution. Whether your focus is on power, speed, noise, or number of actuators we have a system fit for your needs!

Lift ergonomics to a higher level

Learn more about patient lift solutions from LINAK here

Intelligent Care Solutions TM are part of the LINAK “Care For Tomorrow Today” mindset. Care for Tomorrow Today