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Ergonomics In the News — May 2003

Rexair Inc. Received Michigan Ergonomics Award
Rexair Inc., manufacturer of Rainbow Vacuum Cleaning Systems, recently received the Ergonomics Innovation Award from the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services (CIS) for ergonomics programs implemented at the company’s Cadillac, Michigan facility.
According to a press statement released by the CIS, Rexair has made “significant ergonomic innovations that eliminate manual lifting in three different work stations, and that reduce torque force to the hand during screw gun operations,” at the Cadillac plant.

Specific positive changes at Rexair that led to the award were cited by CIS as follows:

This article originally appeared in The Ergonomics Report™ on 2003-05-01.