EZ Way’s new Wipeable Sling and Harness with antimicrobial fabric

EZ Way’s wipeable fabric made with Sure-Chek® healthcare fabrics were designed to be safe, comfortable, and long lasting in a healthcare setting. Sure-Chek healthcare fabrics resist staining from most medications, oils, grease and contaminants and the Sure-Chek antimicrobial fabric protection system performs for the life of the fabric. 

Wipeable Sling

Wipeable Sling

Wipeable Harness

Wipeable Harness

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Tablet Stand

IPad Stand-3When I first saw this Tablet Stand, I could not wait to get one for my kitchen. My latest cable provider allows for streaming of my TV service so with this device I can get my tablet to a nice height and adjust the angle of the screen viewing a program. Also, this frees up space on my counter.

Of course, use this stand in your office for easier access to your device. Also, some software uses tablets for input and this gives you much better access to the screen.

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Smart Phone Holder

https://wsergo.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=2_49&product_id=316Are you always trying to prop up your mobile phone? Would it be helpful for video phone calls? Watching TV? Watching movies? How about just having place to put the device?

We thought this would be a good idea and checked with our suppliers. We work with the top manufacturers of computer support devices and found the mStand Moble from Rain Design.

Pone Holder-1The stand is simple and classically designed. Use it at home or the office or both!

Find more information at our website.

Smart Phone Holder

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L6 Laptop Stand

Laptop stand

As far as ergonomic gadgets go, I like the Humanscale L6 Laptop Holder. This device gets the laptop screen up to eye level for better viewing and posture. Then use a wireless keyboard and mouse for easy input. The L6 also has a built-in wire management system for an uncluttered office. See this at our website: https://lnkd.in/ePabWKd hashtagergonomic hashtaggadgets hashtagdevice hashtagposture hashtaghumanscale hashtaglaptop hashtaglaptopstand

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New EZ Way Catalog

EZ Way has added many new items to their product offering. This includes portable lifts, rehab tools ant bathing devices.

To find out more a “pdf” version of the catalog has been attached.

CLICK HERE FOR EZ WAY CATALOG

WorkSafe Products is your local dealer for EZ Way Safe Patient Handling Products. This includes lifts, sit-to-stands, ceiling lifts, lateral transfer devices and more.

WorkSafe Products is an ergonomics company providing solutions to their clients that reduce injuries and improve productivity. Reduced injuries have proven to reduce facility overhead and pay for our products in a short period of time.

We have been in business for over 20 years and represent Missouri and Illinois largest employers.

EZ Way products can be purchased throught these contracts:

  • HealthTrust
  • HPSI
  • Intralere
  • McKesson
  • Premier
  • VA
  • Vizient

Contact us:

If you would like a price list, an actual catalog(s) or a specfic quote please do not hesitate to contact us. Also we provide free presentations, facility evaluations and trials.

phone:
314-872-9022
800-409-4887

email:
sales@worksafeproducts.com

 

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The Key to Reducing Injuries in Health Care Environment

By: Ted EnglerSmartLifts

Do worker’s injuries turn your facility’s bottom line into a leaky bucket?

According to OSHA: “More workers are injured in the healthcare and social assistance industry sector than any other. This industry has one of the highest rates of work-related injuries and illnesses. In 2017, the healthcare and social assistance industry reported more injury and illness cases than any other private industry sector — 582,800 cases (2017 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, BLS). That is 153,900 more cases than the next industry sector, manufacturing.”

Patient lifting technology has been around for 30 years or more and has made a difference. Many facilities that have purchased Patient Lifts and Sit to Stands have save 10’s of thousands of dollars but some have seen little result.

There are two reasons for successful “Safe Patient Handling Programs.” First is dedication of a program from all management. Support must come from all upper level management down to front line workers that have been specially trained to become “champions.” Second, you must have complete support from your Patient Lift manufacturer. Products must be designed from beginning to end with your Safe Patient Handling program in mind. I will explain what this means.

Today a facility can purchase an electric patient lift on-line for only a few thousand dollars. You will be able to transfer a patient or resident from point A to point B without any problems. However, what if it needs repair or you need a special sling for an amputee or, even worse, your employees do not know how to operate the lift. Every day the lift or stand is out of service you are at risk of a very expensive injury.

My suggestion: find a lift that is built very rugged and can take heavy weights. I have been in the ergonomic products business for over 25 years and continually hear: “our patients get heavier and heavier every year.” Look at warranties. For a product as critical as a patient lift, one year will not cut it. The manufacture must stand behind this equipment for multiple years. Once you are sure the equipment will handle the heavier weights and will last in your environment there are other things to look for: backup controls so one broken switch does not take the lift out of service, back up batteries to keep the process going once one battery dies, product consultations from well trained staff, on-site training even years after purchase and other training services. Also, can the manufacturer get parts to you quickly to avoid long downtime.

Also, when purchasing a lift, keep a focus on reducing employee injuries. The money saved here will more than make up the cost of your equipment.

Ted Engler is President of WorkSafe Products, a company that specializes in reducing injuries in coorporate offices and health care facilities. Ted’s 38 yeas of experience in looking at Human Factors in the workplace has been shared with some of the largest corporations and hospital chains in the midwest. Find more information: www.worksafeproducts.com

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Cleaning up your computer workstation?

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