As with any job, there are aches and pains that go along with the territory.
It has been proven that sitting for long periods of time can have adverse effects on your health. Standing for long periods of time, while holding your arm high and contorting your body in an awkward position can cause injuries, resulting in long or short term health issues; this is the downside of pipetting.
Think about all of the athletic equipment and the many other products that have been redesigned to provide a better fit, more comfort, and ultimate performance. Products continually evolve based on user experience. Pipettes are no different.
We take the science of ergonomics quite seriously. We’ve spent years collecting research from lab specialists to try and figure out how we could address the physiological effects of pipetting. Let’s face it, pipetting takes stamina and precision. If your body is uncomfortable or worse yet, in pain, both are compromised. With the patented ergonomic design of our Ovation pipettes, we got to the root cause of pipette-associated injuries.
To be “ergonomically correct”, significant changes to traditional pipetting postures are essential – like minimizing forearm and wrist rotations, keeping a low arm and elbow height, and relaxing the shoulders and upper arms. This is virtually impossible when using pipettes with elongated axial designs.It was clear that simply decreasing button pressure or changing a grip wouldn’t make a pipette ergonomic – an entirely new type of device needed to be designed in order to truly minimize the risk factors so common with traditional pipettes.
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