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DICA TuffGrip Handle System

A new safety feature available on the company’s line of Safety Tech Outrigger Pads has been introduced by DICA. The TuffGrip Handle System, constructed of thermoplastic, is designed to improve ergonomic safety by providing a lifting point that does not exceed 50 pounds per person, and has a handle length that encourages operators to use proper lifting techniques. TuffGrip Handles are also resistant to UV, chemicals, hydraulic fluid and water. Handle diameters are .5 inches thick for all 1- and 1.5-inch-thick pads, while 2-inch-thick outrigger pads have a 5/8-inch-thick handle. The TuffGrip Handle System is currently available on DICA’s Medium, Heavy and Dunnage line of Safety Tech Outrigger Pads and can also be purchased separately for retrofit applications.

Kate Wade

Kate Wade is the managing editor of Utility Fleet Professional and Incident Prevention magazines. She has been employed by Utility Business Media Inc. since 2008.