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.

                    Bayne Premium Lift Systems

                    WASTE RECEPTICAL LIFTER

                    Bayne Premium Lift Systems' new Food Services Series lifters have been designed to take the heavy lifting out of waste disposal for restaurants, supermarkets, cafeterias, bakeries, commercial kitchens, and similar places. The lifter is compatible with typical round and rectangular refuse containers, can lift up to 500 pounds in 10 seconds or less, and is equipped with a chute to prevent spills.