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Ergonomics Promote Safety, Boost Morale

Man_Mopping_shutterstock_235315294By Kassandra Kania-No doubt, mopping is physically demanding work that requires lifting, bending, and reaching for extended periods of time. The repetitive motion places undue stress and strain on the back, arms, shoulders and wrists. Despite these risks, in-house cleaning managers often find the cost of ergonomic mopping systems prohibitive.

“I don’t have customers asking for ergonomic equipment; we bring it to their attention,” admits Karen Adams, owner of The Mop Bucket, Kansas City, Missouri. “But often it’s more expensive, so price can determine whether or not they purchase it.” Read more


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