Friday, October 31, 2014

Improving Ergonomics For Backpack Vacuums

This article was originally posted by CleanLink.

In addition to battery placement, backpack vacuum manufacturers are exploring the design and ergonomics of their harnessing systems. Some are actually taking their cue from the recent trends in hiking gear.

“Weight is transferred to the hips using a padded belt connected to the lower part of the backpack and secured around the user’s waist,” explains Morrison. “Shoulder straps keep the pack from twisting or rotating.”

While these harnesses help maintain balance and distribute weight equally to the body, staff should be trained appropriately to utilize these harnesses to obtain the maximum benefits.

Read the full article to learn more about backpack vacuums ergonomics.

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TrackClean Centralized Fleet Management up for ISSA Innovation Award – VOTE NOW

Nilfisk-Advance TrackClean

TrackClean Centralized Fleet Management—the proven asset management technology developed by Nilfisk-Advance—is ready to revolutionize the cleaning industry. TrackClean gives professional cleaning business owners all the essential equipment operation data they need to run their business at top efficiency. Likewise, it gives customers of professional cleaning contractors the freedom to request monitoring and regular reports to ensure all of their cleaning needs are being met in a timely, cost-effective manner.

With 24/7 remote access to every connected machine, TrackClean can communicate what’s happening, where it’s happening, and who is doing it. In addition, it generates comprehensive reports and data analysis to provide a simple, easy-to-understand overview of cleaning efficiency.

With TrackClean, you don’t just track your equipment—you track your success.

Vote for TrackClean for the 2014 ISSA Innovation Award

The 2014 ISSA Innovation Award polls are open and TrackClean is competing to take home the honor of being the most innovative new technology in the professional cleaning industry. To cast your vote for TrackClean, visit the ISSA Innovation Award Voting page and be sure to check off the circle next to TrackClean by Nilfisk-Advance, Inc.

Don’t miss Advance booth #1801 at ISSA

After you vote for the ISSA Innovation Award, be sure to register for ISSA, November 4-7 in Orlando, Florida, and visit Advance at booth #1801. You won’t want to miss what Advance has in store!