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Selected code: 28

Assistive device types - Selected code: 28
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28 - Assistive products for work activities and participation in employment
Products intended to aid a person in engaging in all aspects of a job, trade, occupation or profession, including vocational training. Included are, e.g. machines, devices, vehicles, tools, computer software, production and office equipment, furniture and facilities and materials for vocational assessment and vocational training. Excluded are products that are mainly used outside the work environment. Assistive products for activities and participation relating to personal mobility and transportation, see 12. Furnishings, fixtures and other assistive products for supporting activities in indoor and outdoor human-made environments, see 18. Assistive products for communication and information management, see 22.
28.03 - Workplace furniture and furnishing elements
Tables, see >18 03. Light fixtures, see >18 06. Sitting furniture, see >18 09. Furniture for storage, see >18 36. Assistive products for environmental improvement, see >27 03
28.03.03 - Workdesks
Desks for writing, reading, drawing or drafting mainly used for workplaces. Included are, e.g. office desks, computer desks. Reading desks, writing desks and standing desks, see 18 03 06. Drafting tables and drawing tables, see 18 03 09.
28.03.03.S01 - Work desks28.03.03.S01 - Work desks
28.03.06 - Workbenches
Worktables with specific equipment and accessories for manual work in industry and craft. Included are, e.g. welding tables, assembly tables, carpenter’s benches, mounting tables. Benches and cushions for respiration, see 04 03 24.
28.03.06.S01 - Workbenchs28.03.06.S01 - Workbenchs
28.03.09 - Work chairs and office chairs
Adjustable or fixed seating for workplaces. Included are, e.g. assembly seats. Sitting furniture, see 18 09. Coxit chairs, see 18 09 09. Special sitting furniture, see 18 09 21. Accessories for sitting furniture, see 18 10.
28.03.12 - Stools and standing chairs for workplaces
Seats with one or more legs, without or with back or arm supports, which provide general support for a person or specifically for remaining in a standing or near-standing position. Stools, see 18 09 04. Standing chairs, see 18 09 07.
28.03.15 - Storage and supply systems in workplaces
Devices that enable easily accessible storage of objects at workplaces. Included are, e.g. component boxes, filing cabinets, containers. Shelves, see >183603. Cupboards, see >183606
28.03.18 - Workplace mats
Assistive products for reducing vibration in workplaces, see >282409
28.03.21 - Partition walls
28.06 - Assistive products for transporting objects in workplaces
Devices for transporting and moving cargo or other objects over longer distances at work. Cars, vans and pick-up trucks, see 12 10. Mass transit vehicles, see 12 11. Vehicle accessories and vehicle adaptations, see 12 12. Diverse human powered vehicles, see 12 27.
28.06.04 - Hand operated industrial transport equipment
Devices with two or more wheels for transporting goods; a person standing on the floor adjacent to the device operates the device. Included are, e.g. industrial sets of castors, carts, trolleys.
28.06.05 - Powered pedestrian-operated industrial transport equipment
Powered devices with two or more wheels for transporting goods; a person standing on the floor adjacent to the device operates the device
28.06.06 - Hand operated lifting trucks
Manual or power-driven lifting trucks for lifting and moving loads; a person standing on the floor adjacent to the vehicle operates the vehicle. Included are, e.g. pallet lifting trucks, high-lift pallet trucks.
28.06.07 - Powered rider-operated industrial transport vehicles
Powered devices with two or more wheels for transporting goods; a person sitting in or standing on the vehicle operates the vehicle. Included are, e.g. electric tractors.
28.06.09 - Powered industrial vehicles used to lift and transport materials
Transport vehicles for lifting and transporting loads; a person sitting in or standing on the vehicle operates the vehicle. Included are, e.g. forklift trucks, order-picking stackers.
28.06.12 - Conveyors
Stationary or mobile equipment that transports materials, packages, or other types of items over short distances within a confined path using a moving belt or chain, sets of rollers, vibration or angled chutes. Included are, e.g. conveyor chutes, roller conveyors, belt conveyors, loop and dragline conveyors, vibration conveyors.
28.09 - Assistive products for hoisting and repositioning objects in workplaces
Devices for raising or repositioning materials, loads or persons in the work environment. Included are, e.g. tackles, balancers, manipulators, lifting tables, lifting and positioning. robots, industrial robots, cranes. Hoists to transfer person into or out of vehicles without wheelchair, see >121215. Assistive products for transferring person seated in wheelchair into or out of vehicles, see >121218. Assistive products for loading unoccupied wheelchairs onto or into vehicles, see >121221. Assistive products for changing body position, see >12 31. Assistive products for lifting persons, see >12 36. Assistive products to assist or replace arm function, hand function, finger function or combination of these functions, see >24 18. Assistive products for transporting objects in workplaces, see >28 06
28.09.03 - Cranes, tackles and load handling attachments
Manually operated or power-driven lifting equipment with winders or pulleys and attachments for the horizontal and vertical transfer of cargo and other objects. Included are, e.g. travelling crabs, rotary cranes, overhead cranes, chains, cables, ropes, hooks, pulleys, claw grippers.
28.09.06 - Manipulators and weight balancers
Overhead or floor guided equipment enabling lifting, repositioning and depositing or balancing of cargo and other objects by means of horizontal, vertical and rotary movements. Included are, e.g. remote-controlled manipulators.
28.09.09 - Lifting and positioning systems for workplaces
Stationary, rotating-sliding or inclinable equipment to position or lift cargo and other objects in comfortable reach of the user. Included are, e.g. lifting tables. Stands, see >241812. Assistive products for positioning, see >24 24
28.09.12 - Lifting platforms for workplaces
Platforms for lifting and positioning a person to enable work activity on different levels. Assistive products for vertical accessibility, see >18 30
28.12 - Assistive products for fixing, reaching and grasping objects in workplaces
Devices for securing, gripping, holding, carrying, handling and positioning work equipment for easy use. Assistive products to assist or replace arm function, hand function, finger function or combination of these functions, see >24 18. Assistive products
28.12.03 - Assistive products for carrying and gripping workpieces and tools
Devices that enable a person to grasp, carry and handle objects. Included are, e.g. hand magnets. Mechanical assistive products for operation and controlling devices, see 24 09.
28.12.06 - Assistive products for fixing and positioning workpieces and tools
Devices for fixing, securing or positioning tools and other objects used in workplaces such that they can be easily accessed or used by a person. Included are, e.g. screw clamps, vices, clamping devices, brackets, magnets, spring clips, non-slip underlays, rotating tables with compartments, side tables. Fixed-position systems, see 24 24 03.
28.15 - Machines and tools for use in workplaces
Tools, heavy equipment and other machines adapted or designed for use by a person in workplaces
28.15.03 - Manually operated hand tools
Hand devices operated using muscular strength for working with materials or substances. Included are, e.g. screwdrivers, pliers, cutters, tweezers, vacuum pick-up tools. Handicraft tools, materials and equipment, see 30 18.
28.15.06 - Powered hand tools
Power-driven hand-held devices for working with materials and substances. Included are, e.g. drilling machines, compressed air files, grinders. Handicraft tools, materials and equipment, see >30 18
28.15.09 - Machines for production and processing of commercial goods
Equipment that is not hand-held which remodels materials during production or processing, connects components or materials, separates workpieces or substance. mixtures or applies adhesive layers to workpieces
28.15.12 - Landscaping, agricultural and construction machines and equipment
Hand operated or seated operator equipment and vehicles for the processing and care of green spaces, municipal and agricultural areas or equipment and vehicles for use in construction. Assistive products for gardening and lawn care for domestic use, see >15 08
28.15.15 - Cleaning machines and equipment for workplaces
Hand operated or seated operator machines and equipment for wet and dry cleaning of indoor or outdoor areas or work materials. Assistive products for housecleaning, see >15 12
28.15.18 - Accessories for machines and tools
Fixtures on machines or tools to protect the body. Included are, e.g. shavings protective shields. Body-worn assistive products for body protection, see >09 06. Safety devices for workplaces and surrounding areas at work, see >282418
28.15.21 - Workplace robots
Programmable, stationary or mobile equipment for lifting, positioning and manipulating cargo and other objects and for the implementation of mechanical work in a plant. Wired remote controls, see 24 13 03. Assistive products for carrying and transporting, see 24 36. Assistive products for transporting objects in workplaces, see 28 06.
28.18 - Devices for testing and monitoring in workplaces
Equipment and software for quantitative and qualitative analysis in the production or work process. Included are, e.g. lasers, sensor apparatus, stethoscopes with hearing amplification. Physical, physiological and biochemical test equipment and materials,
28.18.03 - Measuring instruments and equipment for workplaces
Devices for measuring, monitoring and analysing physical, biological and chemical properties at work. Included are, e.g. filling devices, automatic burettes, dosing devices, pipettes, volumetric flasks, microscopes. Body thermometers, see 04 24 24. Personal scales, see 04 24 27. Assistive products for weighing and measuring to prepare food and drink, see 15 03 03. Clocks and timepieces, see 22 28 03.
28.18.06 - Quality assurance devices for workplaces
Equipment for planning, monitoring and correction when manufacturing products or when conducting an activity, in order to meet the predefined quality requirements. Included are, e.g. tracking systems for assembly processes and software.
28.21 - Assistive products for office administration, information storage and management at work
Devices, which assist with organizing, filing, sorting and processing work in the administrative work area. Assistive products for communication and information management, see 22.
28.21.03 - Assistive products for organizing, sorting and filing paper documents
Included are, e.g. perforators, staplers, consumables.
28.21.06 - Assistive products for processing mail
Devices to prepare letters, parcels and other material for mailing and to facilitate the delivery and reception of mail. Included are, e.g. franking machines (postage meters), mail sorters, mail openers, envelope-stuffing machines.
28.21.09 - Office machines and office equipment
Included are, e.g. document shredders, copiers. Output devices, see 22 39.
28.21.12 - Office software and industrial software
Software to facilitate specific work tasks. Included are, e.g. business management software, accounting software, specific company software, software for office organization. Text and multimedia processing software, see 22 13 39. Calculation software, see 22 15 09. Calendars and timetables, see 22 28 06. Software for output devices, see 22 39 12.
28.24 - Assistive products for health protection and safety in workplaces
Devices to help ensure health and safety and to control and upgrade the environmental. conditions at work. Accessories for machines and tools, see >281518
28.24.03 - Personal protective equipment for workplaces
Devices designed to be worn or held by an individual for protection against health and safety hazards. Included are, e.g. products for head protection, eye protection, hearing protection, hand protection, foot protection, airway protection and whole-body protection, safety boots, protective work clothing, work belts. Foot orthoses, see 06 12 03. Clothes and shoes, see 09 03. Body-worn assistive products for body protection, see 09 06. Products for skin care, skin protection, and skin cleaning , see 09 21.
28.24.06 - Assistive products for controlling illumination in workplaces
Devices for regulating lighting conditions at workplaces. Assistive products for controlling illumination, see >270315
28.24.09 - Assistive products for reducing vibration in workplaces
Devices or materials for dampening vibrations at workplaces
28.24.12 - Air cleaners for workplaces
Devices that remove pollutants at workplaces from the air. Assistive products for improving indoor air quality, see 27 03 06.
28.24.15 - Assistive products for noise reduction in workplaces
Devices or materials that reduce or absorb noise at workplaces. Included are, e.g. sound-absorbing materials. Assistive products for reducing noise, see >270309
28.24.18 - Safety devices for workplaces and surrounding areas at work
Devices that are applied in rooms and buildings to minimize hazards. Included are, e.g. path markings, non-slip floor coverings, fire-resistant floor coverings. Non-slip bath mats, non-slip shower mats and non-slip tapes, see 09 33 06. Floor coverings, see 18 24 15. Non-slip materials for floors and stairs, see 18 33 03.
28.24.21 - Special software for preventing and reducing physical or mental stress
Software for the avoidance and reduction of subjectively felt states of stress at work. Included are, e.g. guided stress reduction and relaxation programs, body awareness. programs, time management programs.
28.24.24 - Assistive products for recuperation during work processes
Devices that enable a person to recover from mental and physical fatigue at workplaces. Equipment for movement, strength, balance and cardio training, see 04 48.
28.27 - Assistive products for vocational assessment and vocational training
Equipment, materials or software that evaluates suitability and aptitude for a vocation or assists a person in the acquisition or development of basic and complex vocational skills. Assistive products to enhance cognitive function, see 04 26.
28.27.03 - Assistive products for vocational assessment and vocational guidance
Products for testing and evaluating abilities and interests for an occupation, business or profession
28.27.03.S01 - Software for vocational guidance
28.27.07 - Assistive products for vocational training
Products that teach basic vocational skills, e.g. computers, use of telecommunication, training in programming, training in economic subjects. Assistive products for distant communication, see 22 24. Assistive products for indication of time, planning, me
28.27.07.S01 - Software for training in programming and informatics
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