Article published on 5 July 2016
Proludic is constantly aiming to improve health and safety at work for its employees. The company aims to achieve the “zero accident rate”, at the heart of all the prevention initiatives taken for the benefit of our employees.
The most recent actions implemented by the Quality/Health/Safety/Environment department (QHSE) prove this, as they aim to support and relieve the jobs undertaken by our machine-operators in charge of preparing orders.
After a one-month test, Proludic invested in an exoskeleton, a somewhat strange armature that seems straight out of a science fiction movie, and allows machine operators to benefit from an additional lifting force equivalent to 25 kg.
Thanks to arms equipped with an adjustable spring, this device can be adjusted in a few seconds to adapt the capacity and manipulate loads as if they only weighed a few grams. The cover stabilises and protects the user’s spine.
Lifting, moving and putting down steel and Robinia posts, wooden panels and other heavy structures, have now become easy tasks to perform.
The strength is multiplied, the movement is smooth, the correct posture is immediately adopted, and the weariness due to consistently repeating the same movements is greatly reduced. Our employees appreciate this equipment which helps them in their daily work and protects their health.
Proludic is the first company in the Centre Val de Loire region to equip its employees with an exoskeleton.
Manufactured by the company Exhauss and commercialised by Gobio Robot, this influential structure will be the first of many to come. Proludic is convinced that this innovation has a beneficial impact on employee health and safety; and is already testing some other devices, such as posture harnesses.
Watch this space…
Article published on 10 March 2020
Proludic is delighted to introduce Russell Dyer as the newest addition to our expanding team. Russell has taken on the role of Contracts Manager, created to manage the increase in project installs we are seeing across the midlands and central belt of the UK. Russell’s addition to the Proludic team comes at a time when...
Article published on 18 September 2019
The CMO (Chief Medical Officer) has released new guidelines (on the 7th of September) that have reduced the number of physical exercises from a minimum of 10 minutes a day to do whatever you can when you can. Any form of physical exercise is, according to Professor Dame Sally Davies, better than nothing at all....