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Material Handling Safety | Lifters

July 9, 2018

Safety is one of the most crucial values to instill in employees in the workplace. Getting your employees the necessary equipment to ensure their safety should be of the highest priority. The Ergo-Express® Lifter is a must-have for any workplace…

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Ergonomic Benefits of Ergo-Express® Ceiling Lift Load Test Carts

June 22, 2018

A recent study was done to research the benefits of ceiling lifts in relation to the amount of caregiver injuries. Two units at Sacred Heart Medical Center’s Hilyard campus were equipped with ceiling lifts. The study found that the annual cost of patient handling injuries in these units is…

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Safety and Ergonomics | Endoscopy

May 16, 2018

Just because summer is approaching and temperatures are rising does not mean you have to break a sweat. Here at PHS West, Inc. we would like to help lighten your workload. Our motorized endoscopy carts help keep the amount of effort you need to exert to a minimum and…

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Ergonomic Benefits of Implementing Power Drive

January 3, 2018

As the new year begins, we at PHS West, Inc. are reflecting on our new and improved products offered. We know and understand the benefits of adding a power drive to transportation products. A recent article published by Ergonomics Plus (http://ergo-plus.com/workplace-ergonomics-benefits/) provides five proven benefits of strong workplace…

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Weather Conditions and Motorized Transport

November 1, 2017

With cold weather bearing down on a large area of the United States, ergonomic risk factors increase. The north is very familiar with ice and snow that comes along with this cold weather. Transporting bulky loads over slippery terrain exacerbates the risk. Implementing motorized transport minimizes these risks.

Transporting materials…

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The Importance of Customization

July 21, 2017

Why should customizing your cart be a top priority when searching for the best manufacturer? Do you or others in your department go home tired and sore after transporting multiple items daily over different terrains, up and down elevators and across the facility? When discussing the needs of your…

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PHS West, Inc. at the SGNA 44th Annual Course | Endo

May 12, 2017

SGNA 44th Annual Course – Endo | New Orleans 

This year’s SGNA Annual Course was a…

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PHS West, Inc. Attends ANNA National Symposium 2017

April 14, 2017

Back injuries rank second among all causes of occupational injuries for all occupations. Nursing remains a very physically demanding profession. These combined statements contain the ingredients for a dangerous nursing career when considering the size and weight of the equipment transported multiple times per day. PHS West, Inc. displayed solutions…

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PHS West, Inc. Attends ProMat 2017

April 7, 2017

PHS West, Inc. attended ProMat 2017 in Chicago April 3-6. ProMat 2017 is a solutions-based conference dedicated to moving distribution and supply chain equipment and systems businesses forward. PHS West, Inc….

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Reducing Caregiver Injuries with Motorized Equipment Transport

April 4, 2017

Northwest Kidney Centers in Seattle, Washington is the world’s first dialysis organization. It currently provides 250,000 dialysis treatment procedures annually to 1,600 patients at its freestanding centers and at homes. Its Hospital Services Group also provides an additional 1,100 dialysis treatments each month to patients at ten local healthcare…

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