Janitorial System

Back Injury Prevented Lifting of Trash Bags

Pulling loaded trash bags from receptacle
Extended reach with high force pull triggered pain
Full extended reach to clear receptacle with high pain trigger
Lifting and placing loaded trash bags into cart
Limited size of cart bin disallowed proper loading from receptacle
Lifting Trash Bags From Bins to Cart Triggered Severe Back Pain

Herniated disk injury
Forced inability to perform essential work tasks

PROBLEM


SOLUTION

Custom Trash Receptacles and Janitorial Cart Designed, Fabricated & Installed

Eliminated lifting full trash bags (15# w/10# suction = 25# lift force) at extended reach with double lift into trash can on janitorial cart

Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Receptacle design with bag inserted & topside tray holder
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Receptacle on site
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Receptacle bag sliding mechanism with cover door
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Receptacle in use with new cart design
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Modified cart design allowing larger loads & eliminating lifting
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Modified cart design w/roll away bin
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Removing bag from receptacle without lifting requirements
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Sliding bag out of receptacle for transfer to cart without lifting
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Final configuration in use by customer
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Final configuration in use by customer