Lifting Aids

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Summit Training Source Inc.

Back Safety

Summit Training Source's Back Safety: Lift for Life Video/DVD training program is filmed on site in multiple settings to show a wide variety of real-life scenarios. The program covers common back injuries, proper posture, hazard reduction, safe lifting, and other risk management factors.

    ARC Products

    Patient Transport

    ARC Products' Med Sled uses a "roll and drag" method that is designed to eliminate heavy lifting while transporting patients down a stairwell. The product is made from a rigid plastic that ensures stabilization and limits flexing when moving a patient. Its braking system allows for safe and controlled descents.

      JLG Industries Inc.

      Telehandler Attachments

      JLG Industries Inc. has launched a new family of common attachments for all three of its telehandler brands available in the Americas to increase application flexibility offerings. This new family of attachments includes a grapple bucket, an 8-foot tower, and a fork-mounted work platform.

        Staubli Robotics

        Heavy-Payload Robots

        Stäubli Robotics' new heavy-payload robots, the TX200 and TX200L, are designed with load capacities ranging from 100kg to 130kg and have a maximum reach of 2,194 to 2,594 millimeters. Additionally, the robots have six degrees of freedom, feature a fully enclosed structure, and are suitable for a wide variety of applications.

          JLG Industries Inc.

          Portable Platforms

          JLG Industries Inc.'s LiftPod is a portable aerial work platform designed to replace a ladder. Powered with a common 18-volt drill or optional power pack, the platform provides a 14-foot working height and allows users to work in a 360-degree range of motion. An attached work tray holds tools and materials.

            JLG Industries Inc.

            Lift Device

            JLG Industries Inc.'s LiftPod combines the portability of a ladder with the stability of a work platform. Its enclosed platform and 14-foot working height provide greater stability than ladders and are designed to allow workers to move within the basket, hands-free. The platform contains a work tray to carry tools and materials.

              Hyster Co.

              Lift Truck Line

              Hyster Co.'s Fortis® line of lift trucks offers multiple powertrain configurations to meet specific applications and optimize productivity. Covering a capacity range of 2,000 to 15,500 pounds, the lift trucks feature the Pacesetter VSM™ industrial on-board computer for adjustable performance and come in both cushion and pneumatic tire classes.

                Anver Corp.

                VACUUM LIFTER

                Anver Corp.'s new Dual-Pump Tube lifter employs two vacuum pumps, allows for up and down operation, and provides an improved grip with 24" Hg continuous holding power. It also employs a 100-percent duty cycle, swivels 360 degrees, and can lift loads up to 350 pounds. Standard features include adjustable up/down controls on the handle, vacuum leakage sensor/warning system, and a wire-reinforced tube. For more information, visit

                  RKI Instruments Inc.

                  LIFT STRAPS

                  HANDI-STRAPS™ are designed to adapt to any exercise of lifting or pulling by hand. The rubberized straps extend just past a user's fingers and are used to secure objects, reduce hand and finger strain, and protect the hand from abrasives while maximizing gripping ability.

                    Crown Equipment Corp.

                    STAND-UP LIFT TRUCK

                    Crown's RC 5500 Series Stand-Up Counterbalanced Lift Truck can be used throughout a facility, including loading and unloading trailers, transporting and staging products, and storing product in racks. The truck offers high visibility and operator comfort with its new FlexRide™ suspension that reduces shock and vibration by up to three times more than other stand-up trucks.