|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||164/30 ; 164/21 ; 169/00 ; 164/38 ; 28/004.731|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 4 인용 특허 : 6|
In an effort to facilitate the dumping of a load from a wheelbarrow the present invention provides pivoting hand grips attached to the ends of wheelbarrow handles, which enable an individual handling a wheelbarrow to maintain a constant grip on the handle while dumping. Moreover, the pivoting hand grips enable the arms of the individual to be consistently in a position of strength proximate his hips. The risk of injury, particularly back injury, is minimized by eliminating the arm extension required to dump a standard wheelbarrow. The awkward and strenuo...
[ I claim:] [1.] A wheelbarrow handle device including grip means pivotally mounted on the outer free end of a wheelbarrow handle; lock means for securing said grip means from rotation relative to the wheelbarrow handle; release means, on said grip means, for manually disengaging said lock means whereby said grip means can be pivoted relative to the wheelbarrow handle to facilitate dumping the wheelbarrow.