Safety Exoskeleton for Manual Lifting and Handling of Heavy Objects

I&T Wish Safety Exoskeleton for Manual Lifting and Handling of Heavy Objects
(REF : W-0080)
Matched I&T Solution Wearable Power Assist Suit
(REF: S-0059)
Trial Project P-0043
Summary and Challenges

Manual lifting and handling of heavy objects forms part of the daily routine of warehouse workers. Such repetitive routine often raises safety issues and health concerns to workers, especially the risk of back injury. This project explores the use of light-weight exoskeleton to ensure proper lifting postures and techniques to alleviate the strain on the backbone, thereby improving the workplace safety and health of workers.

Expected Outcome To deploy light-weight exoskeleton to protect working safety of workers.
Expected Trial Duration 12 months
Contact Information
I&T Wish Proposer:Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD)
Contact Person:Mr Ng
Position:Engineer/Innovation/1
Tel: 37576183
Email: garyng@emsd.gov.hk
Project Deliverables

Deployment of light-weight exoskeleton for workers in the warehouse

Publish Date 2019-02-04
Closing Date 2019-02-18