With a traditional creeper, this man has to lay awkwardly, with no head support, and overextending his arms to get the work done- with time and repetitive movements he will more than likely begin to suffer the effects that lead to musculoskeletal disorders and overexertion leading to potential injuries that could result in required therapy, surgery and with enough time possibly disability
Using Human Hoist allows you to position yourself to the work when the work cannot be postioned to you! This man's head is supported, he is closer to the work which helps alleviate overextension of his arms, and he is does NOT have to lay in an awkward postion! With Human Hoist he can even raise the chair up even closer to the aircraft with the touch of a finger!
This is where Human Hoist comes into the picture
Modern ergonomics dictate that the employee be able to perform their assigned tasks while operating within prescribed ranges of motion to prevent injury. Traditional ergonomic methodologies typically focus on manipulation of the workstation or work space to allow the employee proper access.
In some cases, reorenitation of the work is not cost effective, or simply not possible. In lieu of proper work positioning, makeshift devices are constructed to allow the employee to prop, roll, or otherwise rig themselves into a position so they can complete a task. Often this stop-gap measure allows limited access with poor positioning that requires overextension or other trauma to joints just so the employee can complete the task. When done in this manner, the task is often completed quickly so as to minimize discomfort, resulting in work that may not be in compliance with production standards. Eventually the employee could suffer an acute injury, and over time could suffer cumulative trauma requiring time off, therapy, surgery, and even disability, but most importantly affecting the quality of the employee's life.
Personal positioning of employees can be more effective and cost efficient than attempts to orient the workstation or piece of work to the employee.