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New Technology Takes The Skill Out of Hand Buffing

7/17/2013
Reduced Workman’ Compensation Claims
Western Europeans have been experiencing a labor shortage for the past few years. It has been difficult to find people who are willing to learn the art of hand buffing.

The problem is that manual buffing, as we know it in the United States, requires a long training period, six months to a year, before the average trainee is able to master the art of hand buffing. After making this investment in training , the employer has a high risk of  loosing these people after a few months. Manual buffing is a dirty, injury prone, fatiguing job. There is increased risk to the employer of costly compensation cases because of the repetitive motion resulting in the disabling carpal tunnel problems - to read the full article click here (PDF)