Product Review: Ergonomic Shovel
The Ergonomic Shovel by Bosse Tools is new product designed with a rotating center handle which allows operators to choose the orientation with which they wish to hold the shovel. The shovel also features a U-shaped foot hold which allows operators to apply a downward driving force through the center of the shovel head.
- Allows multiple orientations of front hand on shovel grip
- Minimizes forces on the back by using the driving force of foot
- Horizontal top handle allows for neutral wrist posture
- Designed for the average, not adjustable. Made to accommodate those with a shoulder width of 18’’ – 20’’ and cannot adjust for the others.
- Handle placement may decrease leverage when digging
- Front grip may cause wrist extension resulting in weakened grip
- Position of rotating handle must be changed for each orientation of work
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