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Personal Positioning Technologies™, LLC. is an Ergonomic  Designer and Manufacturing Company! The Human Hoist powered shop chair has been in development and testing for 8 years.  Our focus is about quality & durability and we have produced a superb industrial grade tool. There is nothing else on the planet that does what Human Hoist does! 



The Human Hoist Power Shop Chair is uniquely designed for lifting and supporting the human body for work. Designed with stable low center of gravity 3-point casters, Human Hoist effortlessly glides from position to position and can be anchored with the optional no-cost wheel locks as needed. Human Hoist can be stopped at any position in its travel to function equally as well as a chair, an adjustable stool or a creeper. 


An applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely.


Preventing Injury & Lowering Workers Comp Costs

Human Hoist supports the body and prevents both acute injury as well as long term cumulative trauma to joints and soft tissue.


Stay-at-Work / Return-to-Work

Workers can work longer before surgery, and return sooner after surgery.  Keep highly skilled labor on the job longer.


Better Managed Disability

Human Hoist takes reasonable accommodation to new levels – injured or recovering employees can be fully productive members of the workforce

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making a Difference

By adjusting the position of the worker to large or unwieldy work, proper ergonomics can be applied, and work can be performed within the accepted ranges of movement. In addition, multiple tasks can be performed, each in a proper work position by quickly and safely re-positioning the device for each task!


By doing so, proper ergonomic positioning and support of employees while performing each work task can improve work quality and productivity, reduce the stretching, straining, and reaching that can lead to acute injuries, and reduce the likelihood of cumulative trauma injuries that result in disability and workman’s comp claims!

Powered Shop Chair

The Human Hoist Power Shop Chair eliminates bending, stooping, and crawling when working under and around objects. Smooth powered motion from sitting to laying and back up again prevents strains and sprains.

Personal Positioning™

Perfect positioning is effortless with the fully adjustable 9 position backrest and separate 5 position headrest. Full support means workers are comfortable and can perform their work quickly and efficiently.

Range of Motion

Proper positioning allows workers to work in accepted ergonomic ranges of motion and provides the best lines of sight of promote high quality workmanship with minimal physical effort.
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The Human Hoist’s innovative personal positioning technology is a quantum leap forward in ergonomics, it will improve the lives of thousands of people.

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Bringing the Worker to the work

Using Human Hoist allows you to position yourself to the work when the work cannot be positioned to you! 

Reduce Injury

You have the ability to save the company huge amounts of money, and make a lot of friends in the process.

Reduce Strains & Sprains

Proper positioning of employees can prevent a myriad of maladies and keep everything moving safely.

Reduce long term cumulative trauma

Some activities that seem innocuous can cause big problems over time. Human Hoist eliminates the reaching and stretching that normally accompany this kind of trauma.

Reduce Musculo-skeletal Disorders

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are the single largest category of workplace injuries and are responsible for almost 30% of all worker’s compensation costs. The Human Hoist reduces MSD's.

Personal Positioning™ Technology for the Workplace

"The Human Hoist Chair is a high quality piece of equipment”
Michael Hoonhorst
VelocityEHS board-certified ergonomist

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