Adam has been involved in the truss and frame industry since 2004 where he was a lead truss builder with a modular home manufacturer. In 2009 he completed his B.S in Business Administration with management emphasis from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville giving him the perfect...

Eliminate the risk! According to the U.S. Department of Labor, handling is defined as: ‘Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with the hand or hands.’ The overall view is that manual material handling tasks expose workers to physical risk factors including fatigue and injury. Aspects to be aware of include- awkward postures; repetitive motions; forceful exertions; pressure points and static postures. In summary-
  • Employees lifting completed trusses and stacking them IS considered a manual material handling task
  • Having a team lifting policy- STILL a manual material handling task!
Solutions-
  • Ignore it- I’ve never had an issue- Why now?
  • Eliminate the risk while at the same time increase your plant productivity and efficiency!

Excellence is often a word that is thrown around within organizations with little foundation to base it on. At Vekta we believe that demonstrating EXCELLENCE in every aspect of a business is something that cannot be manufactured but earnt from the ground up and executed in...

Adam has been involved in the truss and frame industry since 2004 where he was a lead truss builder with a modular home manufacturer. In 2009 he completed his B.S in Business Administration with management emphasis from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville giving him the perfect...

Eliminate the risk! According to the U.S. Department of Labor, handling is defined as: ‘Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with the hand or hands.’ The overall view is that manual material handling tasks expose workers to physical risk factors including fatigue and injury. Aspects to be aware of include- awkward postures; repetitive motions; forceful exertions; pressure points and static postures. In summary-
  • Employees lifting completed trusses and stacking them IS considered a manual material handling task
  • Having a team lifting policy- STILL a manual material handling task!
Solutions-
  • Ignore it- I’ve never had an issue- Why now?
  • Eliminate the risk while at the same time increase your plant productivity and efficiency!

Excellence is often a word that is thrown around within organizations with little foundation to base it on. At Vekta we believe that demonstrating EXCELLENCE in every aspect of a business is something that cannot be manufactured but earnt from the ground up and executed in...