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Enough Lifts

Does your facility have enough Lifts to meet NIOSH recommendations?  Answer the questions below. Click the submit button and watch the calculations pop up in red below.


  1. How many residents can bear half their weight?
  2. How many residents can bear less than half their weight?
  3. How many Sit-Stand Lifts do you have?
  4. How many Full Lifts do you have?