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Anpassad grävmaskin, (svensk text)

User in his excavator. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
User in his excavator. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

User in excavator (close-up). Photo: Katharina Ratzka
User in excavator (close-up). Photo: Katharina Ratzka

Levers removed. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
Levers removed. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

Levers in place. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
Levers in place. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

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Adapted excavator

- made it possible for a wheelchair user to return to work

Description
The excavator is adapted with an external chairlift, see also related tip. To make room for transfers levers are removable and curved backwards (photos 2 and 3). The excavator is also equipped with a data box to gather all control functions as hand controls in the armrest of the seat (available as standard).

Model Excavator: Volvo Minigrävare EC55B

Authors comments
User has had his own business, Lisö Maskin och Åkeri, with four employees, for a long time and he has driven excavators in various sizes. He chose the excavator that he uses now because it has a spacious cabin and a wide door.

Manufacturer
Adaptations: Conny Eriksson, CM fordonsteknik in Sweden

Tip is dated from 2011

Categories for this tip
work, employment, occupation » , Tips and tricks from people with High paraplegia with impaired balance (Th 2-10, ASIA A, B).

Related tips: 1

User moves from wheelchair to lift chair. Photo: Katharina RatzkaTransfer to adapted excavator
Chairlift makes it possible to move from wheelchair to excavator
Tip is dated from 2011.

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