A new Hyster® A Series lift truck has been announced as a finalist in the Ergonomics category of The Archies Awards for Excellence, from the UK Materials Handling Association (UKMHA).
The Hyster A Series H2.0-3.5A models have been shortlisted as they have been designed specifically with ergonomics and operator comfort in mind. The first trucks to be released not only lift up to 3.5 tonnes, but also provide outstanding visibility and up to 33% improved through mast visibility compared to leading competitors.
The step on the H2.0-3.5A Hyster A Series lift trucks is also 65% larger than leading competitors while the contoured hood and flip-up armrest make it easy to repeatedly enter and exit the cab. The spacious workplace with a large floorspace, as well as generous head and shoulder clearance, gives operators more freedom of movement within the cab.
The seat is also up to 25% more adjustable than leading competitors and a foot-activated, hand-released parking brake requires less effort, minimising lean and strain on the operator’s back.
The Archies awards recognises companies, teams and individuals who have done so much to innovate, raise standards and help operators work more effectively and safely. Every year, entrants seek to win a hand-cast Archie statuette, modelled on Archimedes — the father of engineering.
Winners will be announced on Saturday 15th October 2022 at an awards ceremony at the Hilton Metropole, Birmingham, UK.