Place Products on Conveyor for Transport to Store

October 2014
Ergonomic Solutions for Retailers – DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2015-100


Ergonomic Solutions For Retailers

Figure 2 shows an example of a height-adjustable conveyor. With this type of conveyor, one person can do what two or more individuals normally do in unloading a trailer. Height adjustable conveyors can also reduce extreme bending and allow the boxes to be placed on the conveyors rather than dropped which could damage the container and/or contents. A sturdy step stool or platform is needed to reach the top levels of the interior of the trailer, which range from 7.5 feet (2.3 m) to 9.0 feet (2.7 m) high..

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