SAFETY

Precision Mobility Systems for Advanced Ergonomics

Safety is a key factor in any industry. When you think about casters and wheels you wouldn’t generally think that they apply to the safety industry, but casters and wheels have a major effect on how manual mobility systems affect workers. Aubin Industries is actively involved in creating the most ergonomic systems available in manual mobility systems. Overexertion is one of the most common claims seen in workers comp. Overexertion happens when someone tries to do more than their body’s muscles can handle. Big lifts, pulls or pushes can injure a muscle or force a joint beyond its usual range of motion. This is most commonly seen in factory jobs, construction jobs, and jobs where physical labor is necessary. With the patented Swivel-EAZ® wheel, and now the patented Swivel-EAZ® PRO casters, we have been able to reduce worker fatigue and increase efficiencies.  We are currently working with multiple industrial plants, medical companies, aerospace companies and many more industries to help them improve their manual mobility systems, giving them results that are exceeding OSHA standards. By simply retrofitting the Swivel-EAZ® wheel into current useful casters, you will immediately experience 35-50% reduction in rolling resistance. By retrofitting or redesigning current carts with the Swivel-EAZ® PRO caster system you will experience a 50-70% reduction in rolling resistance when compared to other standard swivel casters. An example of start force reduction achieved by the Swivel-EAZ® PRO caster system, on a 2300lbs cart 4 standard casters (2 swivel, 2 rigid) took 96lbs of force to move. Comparatively a 2300lbs cart with Swivel-EAZ® PRO caster system (2 Swivel-EAZ® PRO casters and 2 rigid) took only 33lbs of force to move! These reductions in rolling resistance are from customer tested real world industry applications. Imagine the drop in overexertion claims with carts that are so easy to move! Also, the Swivel-EAZ® PRO caster system has such unique design characteristics, it eliminates side kick, allows for resistance free maneuverability, unlimited caster placement and unlimited quantity of casters on individual carts to assist with load distribution. 

In December of 2021 Aubin will be launching the Swivel-EAZ® PRO Elite-S, a light duty stainless steel version of the patented Swivel-EAZ® PRO caster line. The Swivel-EAZ® PRO Elite-S comes with all the ergonomic benefits of the Swivel-EAZ® PRO caster system, they will be much lower in cost and are still manufactured in the USA, opening up so many opportunities for ergonomic improvement in all industries!   

When partnering with Aubin Industries and utilizing the Swivel-EAZ® line of wheels, the Swivel-EAZ® PRO caster system or any of our other 2500 custom wheels, it is our goal to assist you in meeting and exceeding your requirements in all areas for improving efficiency, and increasing longevity through design and quality.

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