NEW Barrel/Drum Safety Moving Solution

Posted by Contributing Editor on Tue, Aug 13, 2013

August, 2013 - L P International Inc.  the Manufacturer  of PowerMate® is excited to launch a new product for customers tasked with moving barrels and drums up and down stairs and on and off vehicles - Our new PowerMate Barrel Moving Solution!

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Tags: hand truck, drums, barrels, powermate, safety moving system, safety moving systems

SAFETY Part 5 of 5 – Implementing Your Own Safety Program

Posted by Contributing Editor on Tue, Aug 06, 2013

Not to over simplify and regardless of the size of a Company, there are several attributes we have observed for all companies who have implemented successful Safety Programs:

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Tags: powered dolly, ergonomic strategy, hand truck, powermate, safety moving system, safety moving systems

M-Series Owners Get Upgraded!

Posted by Contributing Editor on Fri, Aug 02, 2013

L P International l Inc. the manufacturer of PowerMate® is excited to reveal a new alternative to its valued M-Series customers – A “Stripped Down” PowerMate M-1PowerMate M-2B.

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Tags: PowerMate M1, PowerMate M2B, Upgrade, powermate, safety moving system, safety moving systems

SAFETY Part 4 of 5 – SAFETY Does Deliver a Return on Investment

Posted by Contributing Editor on Mon, Jul 29, 2013

The following are excerpts from the findings of the ongoing Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Study to date:

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Tags: powered dolly, ergonomic strategy, hand truck, powermate, safety moving system, safety moving systems

SAFETY Part 3 of 5 – Changing Attitudes Towards Safety in the Workplace

Posted by Contributing Editor on Mon, Jul 22, 2013

Over the past ten years, we have observed a steady rise in the emphasis placed on Safety in the workplace throughout North America.

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Tags: powered dolly, ergonomic strategy, power hand truck, powermate, safety moving system, safety moving systems

SAFETY Part 2 of 5 - What do Lifting Injuries Cost?

Posted by Contributing Editor on Mon, Jul 15, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor quotes an average of $29,000.00

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Tags: powered dolly, ergonomic strategy, hand truck, powermate, safety moving system, safety moving systems

SAFETY Part 1 of 5 - Independent Ergonomic Report on PowerMate®

Posted by Contributing Editor on Mon, Jul 08, 2013

The PowerMate® Ergonomic Advantage (Excerpts from the Stuart Report):                                                                                                           

“Industry estimates suggest that 75%, or more, of workplace injuries are back related. The medical bills and loss time from work costs U.S. industries $20 billion annually. Investing in ways to mitigate these costs and reduce absenteeism is more than an ideal, it’s an economic necessity!

The world’s leading manufacturers recognize the economic benefits to be realized in sustaining a healthy workforce and therefore commit substantial resources into ergonomics. Consequently, the emphasis on ergonomics has become a paramount concern for every company worldwide.

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Tags: powered dolly, ergonomic strategy, hand truck, powermate, safety moving system, safety moving systems

Our PowerMate LE-1 Stair Climbing Hand Truck is Heating Up…

Posted by Contributing Editor on Thu, Jan 31, 2013

What’s a hot commodity this time of year? PowerMate’s very own LE-1 Stair Climbing Hand Truck. As this is the time of year when wood and gas stoves, gas fireplaces, and alternative stoves are more commonly moved and installed, our LE-1 finds a good niche. From March 13th through March 16th, we’ll be exhibiting our PowerMate LE-1 Stair Climbing Hand Truck at the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The PowerMate LE-1 is very popular with gas fitters and anyone doing wood, pellet or gas stove installations because it’s ideally suited for moving wood stoves.

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Tags: powermate blog, hand truck, safety hand truck, stair climbing hand truck, powermate, safety moving system, HVAC moving solutions, safety moving systems, motorized stair climbers

New PowerMate Manuals: For your Stair Climber Hand Truck Needs

Posted by Contributing Editor on Mon, Oct 22, 2012

How can we make our products easier to use and our services more accessible for our clients? Customers and potential customers alike have often posed questions on how our equipment works, how to properly maintain the equipment, and how to get copies of the product manuals. These frequent inquiries resulted in us thinking about how we could further make our company—and our products—more customer friendly. What was the result? Electronic product manuals, available on our website, which are continuously updated, so that our customers have the most current and accurate product information.

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Tags: Product Information, power hand truck, stair climbing hand truck, powermate, powered lifting equipment, safety moving systems, motorized stair climbers

A Question of Compliance

Posted by Carl Nattrass on Tue, Apr 05, 2011

We recently spoke with a customer that bought a PowerMate to enhance jobsite safety. The company in question had been using a regular non-powered hand truck for water heater deliveries and wanted something to help offset the lost-time injuries they had been experiencing of late. (Moving water heaters can be back-breaking work, especially removing old water heaters encrusted with calcium from local hard water.)

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Tags: Injury prevention, ergonomic strategy, safety hand truck, safety moving system, HVAC moving solutions, HVAC-R, safety moving systems

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