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Award-Winning Product Can Reduce Back Injuries at Work

A recent report found one-third of back injuries eligible for compensation could be prevented simply by better job design, or ergonomics, according SBWire.

There are more than a quarter of a million back injuries suffered by workers each year. That makes up about one-fourth of all compensation claims.

A product, known as Lift’n Buddy, recently won an award for safety innovation because it can help prevent those back injuries. The lift-assist technology uses automated lifting and lowering to remove some of the burden on workers’ backs. The lifts are easily mobile and lightweight.

Click here to read more: Liftn Buddy Reduces Back Injuries as Workplace Safety Innovation Winner