As OSHA officials are discussing ergonomic standards, America's best safety engineers are tuning into preventing """soft-muscle""" injuries. Fleet managers can help their own mechanics by buying ergonomically designed repair seats.

When mechanics are supported by industrial positioning equipment, they are not only safer but more productive and less likely to make mistakes.

Repair seats offer two ergonomic features: a sturdy work platform and the proper body support. They differ from creepers in that mechanics can also vertically orient body position to work area. Some have adjustable and/or articulating back rests.