How Can A Stretch Wrapper Help Avoid Lower Back Injuries?

In a word, automation. Most back injuries are a result of lifting, bending over or pulling, especially if those motions are repetitive. If your workers are hand wrapping your loads, they’re doing all three – repetitively.

They bend over to attach the stretch film to the load. Then they pull the film tight and lift the film roll and pull on the film as they wrap the load from the bottom to the top and back down to the bottom again. Or at least as close the bottom as they can comfortably reach. It’s tough work to hand wrap the bottom of a load.

Visit Lantech's blog to read more.