From The Ergoweb® Learning Center

Block and Paver Lifts

Dan MacLeod, CPE, MA, MPH
Several unique devices have been developed for handling blocks and pavers. These devices may also be suitable for other types of loads in general industry.

Hand grips

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Hand grips

These grips provide a way to hold blocks by the edges. Multiple versions are available, including both long and short handles.

Vacuum lifts

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Vacuum lifts

This type of device uses a vacuum cup to secure the paver and a waist-high tool for lifting. Also available are single post lifts for use by one person, plus powered lifting devices.

Vacuum power lifts

Vacuum hoists can be be an ideal equipment option used for many types of loads, including blocks and porous materials.