Exthand Shears help protect our future industry leaders from occupational injuries associated with hairdressing, such as neck and lower back pain.
Exthand took the step toward introducing revolutionary shears and Pivot Point is proud to support them.
Exthand’s patented design forces the user to naturally straighten their posture and the ring-less design allows the fingers and body to move without restriction. This reduces the amount of stress on the body, providing a complete ergonomic experience.
Studies on muscular skeletal disorders have shown that 70% of hairdressers will have pain in their upper body within 10 years of graduation.
According to the Rapid Upper Limb Assessment (RULA), a worldwide tool for assessing workplace injuries, cutting hair using most traditional shears is high in the pain/injury zone, with a score of 6.5 out of 7. After being reassessed using Exthand Shears, the RULA score dropped to 3.5, putting it within safe limits.
Dropping the RULA score by 50%, Exthand Shears reduces the potential for workplace injuries and pain felt by hairdressers – giving them more years to perform the craft they love.
Exthand’s Advanced Grip Technology (AGT) ensures that hairdressers avoid twisting their bodies in ways that can cause pain, while keeping elbows down, shoulders balanced, wrists straight and the neck relaxed.
Enhance your hairdressing career with Exthand Shears.
To learn more about how to help your students enjoy a healthier hairdressing career, please contact our Customer Support team at 847-866-0500.