Panasonic

Safety & Work Related Injuries

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Reduce operator injuries with cordless tools.

  • Virtually no torque reaction – Panasonic mechanical pulse tools have virtually no reaction to the operator
  • Improved ergonomics – light weight and compact, no air hose to drag around
  • Eliminate trip hazards – removes dangerous air hoses and promotes a clear work area
  • Improved air quality – eliminates airborne oily residue emitted from pneumatic tools

Safety & Work Related Injuries

Torque Reaction

Equal and opposite force to hold a power tool from rotating around an axis.

Negative Effects of Torque Reaction

Operator Effects

  • Injury
  • Fatigue
  • Pain

Direct Costs

  • Medical Treatment
  • Prescription Costs
  • Insurance Premiums

Direct Cost $28,338




Indirect Costs

  • Overtime
  • Modifying Job
  • Absenteeism
  • Legal & Investigation
  • Replacement Workers
  • Recruiting (Legal & Investigation Replacement Workers Hiring)
  • Training

Indirect Costs: $31,171

Combined Total $59,509!

Estimated cost from OSHA - https://www.osha.gov/dcsp/smallbusiness/safetypays/estimator.html



A solution to torque reaction is
Panasonic’s Mechanical Pulse Tools which provide
virtually no torque reaction up to 650 Nm!