Topper Industrial Sees Framework for North American Fork Truck Free Movement and Lean Ergonomics Six Sigma

Applying Lean Six Sigma thinking to safety provides a framework for integrating safety into operations. Chris Mosby, Lean Manager at Topper Industrial, totally agrees. Mosby has been a Lean/Six Sigma trainer for more than twenty years in multi-faceted, fast paced manufacturing environments. Mosby’s experience includes management assignments in quality, production, logistics, healthcare, and maintenance/engineering.

Lean Ergonomics Six Sigma (LESS) methodology approach to human work capability factors in the workplace has been part of the LEAN quality evolution since its beginnings. Recently LESS has received more visibility from employers, insurers, and governmental organizations due to the high rate of work-related injuries and illnesses and the health care cost associated with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

Ed Brown, (founder of Topper Industrial) considered the father of the North American Fork Truck Free (FTF) movement holds hundreds of ergonomic product patents and advocates that ergonomic leaders aim to optimize well-being and total system performance of human beings in a working environment. Brown added that ergonomics applies certain methods, data, principles, and theories with obvious benefits in repetitive production manufacturing.

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Topper will exhibit at the National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas from November 15-18, 2016. Topper Industrial will exhibit at booth 500. Register to attend:

About Topper Industrial

For more than twenty years, Topper Industrial, ( based just outside of Milwaukee, WI, has been a leader in the material handling equipment industry. The company’s product roster features industrial carts, conveyors, lifts, lifts & tilts, shipping racks, containers, casters, and cart components. From mother-daughter carts to quad steer carts to tilt carts and rotate carts, Topper’s material handling solutions make delivering material line side more effective through more efficient practices. Topper Industrial has a team of experienced professional experts able to assess and provide the right product for all material handling equipment requirements.

Topper Industrial is a proud member of MHI. The Topper Industrial client roster includes Anderson Windows, Detroit Diesel, Honda, Kia Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Aramark, Johnson Controls, Whirlpool, and Caterpillar. Follow on Twitter @TopperInd. Call 800-529-0909.

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Company Name: Topper Industrial
Contact Person: Jillian Burrow, Marketing Manager
Phone: 262-886-6931
Address:1729 NE Frontage Road
City: Sturtevant
State: Wisconsin
Country: United States