The Battery Powered Housekeeping Cart transports linen supplies that are frequently used in hospitality housekeeping. The cart is used for moving supplies in hospital and hospitality environments. It eliminates the need for manual pushing of these carts, which are often very heavy. These environments are often carpeted as well, making the job much more difficult.
Workplace injuries and illnesses cost businesses over $170 billion each year in the United States. Workers’ compensation claims also add another whopping $60 billion to that price. More than 25% of those claims are for back injuries from pulling, lifting, pushing, or straining, according to the national council on Compensation Insurance. The cost of back injuries can cost upwards of $12 million in lost work days, and upwards of $1 billion in compensation annually. Time loss from a single injury is near $26,000.
The Powered Housekeeping Cart can hold up to 700 lbs. in hauls. Its variable speed twist grips give the operator the ability to travel at speeds of 0-3mph. Its heavy duty, 24-volt motor are powered by two 12 volt batteries. The Powered Housekeeping Cart can operate almost an entire shift without needing to recharge. It can also be customized to any environment and application at any time.