Squeegee, an assistive device for circuit breakers

Wheelchair users can use a squeegee to reset circuit breakers.

User holds a sqeegee on a wooden handle and pushes circuit breakers located high up on the wall.

User resets circuit breakers high up on the wall using a squeegee

A squeegee makes a good tool for resetting circuit breakers that have tripped. It can also be used for purposes such as removing books from a shelf.

Users comments
The squeegee works very well for resetting circuit breakers that work like rocker switches. However, it is not particularly suitable for retrieving books. It is all too easy to knock down unwanted items. Susanne plans to attach a hook to the other end in order to retrieve books.

Purchased from
Department store

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
Susanne Berg

Circuit breakers and squeegee (close-up)

Circuit breakers and squeegee

Author: Susanne

Susanne bor i lägenhet och studerar och arbetar som frilans (heltid). Hon skadade sig 1982 och har en hög ryggmärgskada (C5). Genom handkirurgi fick hon ett pinchgrepp i vä hand. Hon har personlig assistans genom LASS. Efter tipsinsamlingen har hon flyttat till en ny lägenhet.

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