Mobile Wire Welding Unit
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ERGONOMIC INTERVENTIONS IN SHIPYARDS
Hazard: Wire welding units weigh about 30 pounds. Workers must carry the units to their work location causing stress on the back and arms.
Solution: Mounting the wire welding unit on a wheeled dolly or cart allows the worker to pull the unit to the worker location minimizing back and arm stress (see photo).
- Page last reviewed: May 22, 2012 (archived document)
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Applied Research and Technology