WasteCaddy Dumpster Mover comes with battery powered motor.

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Allowing users to boost productivity and reduce staffing, WasteCaddy Dumpster Mover needs to move heavy dumpsters out of trash room. Having weight between 500 and 1,000 pounds when empty and weighs 2,000 to 2,500 pounds when it is full of trash. Product can handle heavy dumpsters up to 10,000 lbs with its powerful 36-volt motor, unit's ergonomic design allows maneuver in tight areas and small trash rooms.


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Risk Managers Find WasteCaddy a Must Have for Safety.

WasteCaddy has a significant impact on reducing injuries in the trash room.

Insurance statistics show that the most dangerous area in a multi-family property is the trash room. The most common injuries are related to maintenance technicians moving heavy dumpsters from the trash/compactor room to the curb or pickup site.

An empty dumpster can weigh between 500 and 1,000 pounds. When it’s full of trash, especially compacted trash, it can weight 2,000 to 2,500 pounds. Moving these heavy, unwieldy dumpsters through narrow doorways, across rough, uneven pavement is dangerous. Navigating dumpsters up inclines, through snow and slush or across wet surfaces dramatically increases the risk of some of the most common injuries such as, back and shoulder strains, slips and falls, pinched fingers and crushed toes, lacerations and broken bones. Even under the most ideal weather conditions injuries still occur.

The WasteCaddy, a battery powered motorized dumpster mover, was purpose-built to allow a single person to safely move dumpsters and is a “best practice” now in place by several national and regional property management companies. Insurance companies/brokers like Marsh McLennan, The Hartford and ICW have recommended the WasteCaddy to their clients because they believe it can reduce claims which ultimately helps to keep premiums low. The average workers comp claim from an injury in the trash room at a multi-family property is more than $41,000. At a cost of $5,000 for a WasteCaddy, insurance companies see an ROI of better than 8-to-1.

Maintenance employees of any height, age, gender and strength are now able to move these heavy dumpsters while reducing risk of injury. The Risk Management groups within property management companies report that use of the WasteCaddy lowers workers comp claim frequency, and consequently reduces insurance premiums.

The WasteCaddy has proven to be a safe and reliable way to move dumpsters. Elbow grease, trucks, tractors, pallet-jacks, and ATVs are only workarounds that just don’t get the job done as safely. Call DJ Products at 800-686-2651 or visit djproducts.com for more information.

Reduce Manpower And Increase Efficiency With Your Maintenance Staff.

WasteCaddy is now the ‘best practice’ for improving productivity.

Moving dumpsters manually is risky…. and it’s also time consuming. Due to the high risk for injury, most property management companies (and their insurance companies) require that at least two employees move dumpsters out of the trash room for hauler pick up. This means multiple maintenance technicians are allocated to carry out this daily task and prevents other responsibilities, such as tenant requests, from being attended to, creating a lack of efficiency.

A Miami high-rise had their trash picked up 4 times a week. To reduce potential workers comp claims, the company’s policy required that two employees move heavy dumpsters from the trash room to curb side for hauler pick-up. On trash pick-up days, it took a total of two hours to move all of the dumpsters out, and back in again after they have been emptied. That equates to SIXTEEN hours a week. (2 hours, 2 maintenance technicians, 4 days a week)

With the battery powered WasteCaddy Dumpster Mover, ONE employee of any height, age, gender and strength can do the same job in two hours. This cuts the job time in half, doubles efficiency, and saves 8 this property hours every week.

The WasteCaddy enables employees to move heavy dumpsters with ease, by themselves, while allowing others to be more productive with their maintenance related responsibilities; Improving efficiency by reducing labor in the trash room, SAFELY!

DJ Products is the international industry leader and manufacturer of the battery powered WasteCaddy Dumpster Mover. They have developed a purpose-built product allowing you to boost productivity and reduce staffing needs to move heavy dumpsters out of the trash room. The compact, ergonomic design allows the WasteCaddy to maneuver in tight areas, small trash rooms, narrow hallways and aisles, doors and parking garages. Its powerful 36-volt motor can easily handle heavy dumpsters up to 10,000 lbs.

The WasteCaddy dumpster mover is the most efficient way to safely move dumpsters. Call DJ Products at 800-686-2651 or visit djproducts.com for more information.

Risk Expert Recommends WasteCaddy as a best practice for reducing risk while moving dumpsters.

Workers Comp Insurance Providers are continuously looking for ways to reduce the risk of injury for their insured customers. One company, Minnesota Comp Advisor, has identified the WasteCaddy Dumpster Mover as a “best-practice” for reducing the risk of injury when moving heavy trash dumpsters in apartment buildings.

“We continuously look for ways to help our customers reduce risk because it helps us manage their E-MOD (Experience Modification Factor) which is used to calculate their insurance premiums. It should come as no surprise to those in the apartment management business that the trash room is the most dangerous area in mid-rise and hi-rise apartment buildings” says Brian Plautz, Senior Risk Advisor for the company. “The most frequent injuries are back and shoulder strains, which turn out to be two of the most expensive claims from a workers comp insurance perspective. It is difficult to determine how long an employee will be out due to a strain because it is subjective. We see some really expensive claims related to lost-time when it comes to strains. The WasteCaddy has been a major factor in reducing this type of injury in multi-family properties.”

Tom Van Sickle, General Manager of the WasteCaddy division of DJ Products, the manufacturer of the WasteCaddy, says that Brian’s experience is a common one. “Multi-family property managers understand that reducing risk helps them keep their management fees competitive. We have seen a tremendous uptick in the use of our WasteCaddy dumpster movers within both regional and national property management companies. The safety benefits are generally enough to cost-justify the product on their own. But when you consider the fact that using a WasteCaddy allows you double your efficiency, it is really a no-brainer. In most cases, due to safety concerns, property managers require two employees to move dumpster manually. With our WasteCaddy, maintenance teams can move dumpsters with a single employee which means the second employee can now get back to other tasks. The product will generally pay for itself in less than 12 months.”

DJ Products is the international industry leader and manufacturer of the battery powered WasteCaddy Dumpster Mover. They have developed a purpose-built product allowing you to boost productivity and reduce staffing needs to move heavy dumpsters out of the trash room. The compact, ergonomic design allows the WasteCaddy to maneuver in tight areas, small trash rooms, narrow hallways and aisles, doors and parking garages. Its powerful 36-volt motor can easily handle heavy dumpsters up to 10,000 lbs.

Minnesota Comp Advisor helps employers effectively manage their workers’ compensation programs, keel employees, productive and safe, and save money on the work comp insurance they need to stay in business. For more information about Minnesota Comp Advisor, call 612-236-1781 or visit minnesotacompadvisor.com

The WasteCaddy dumpster mover is the most efficient way to safely move dumpsters. Call DJ Products at 800-686-2651 or visit djproducts.com for more information.

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