Straight Puller (SP) by Yanker Tool
The SP is designed to pull all trucking things that need pulling. The SP makes risky, difficult tasks both safer and easier.
- Pull 'Straight' Fifth Wheel releases
- such as Holland or Fontaine
- that pull virtually straight out
- Tandem slider release pulls
- Chain puller
- Dock plates
- Freight yanker
- RV trailer fifth (5th) wheel release puller
It’s a handy dandy tool to have at hand!
Why Use a Puller Tool?
Pulling 5th wheel and tandem releases are known to cause driver injury. The SP reduces ‘end range motion,’ which reduces risk of injury. These injuries are both very painful, and very costly.
- Painful & long recovery time for Rotator Cuff
- Just ask somebody who has been through it
- It is very painful
- Medical costs
- surgery, meds, therapy, recovery equipment
- Case management costs
- Recovery can take 6 months
- Re-injury and complications can go on for years
- Increased Workers Comp insurance rates
- over a period of years
- Driver go off duty or on restricted duty
- Drivers are scarce, and getting scarcer
- Often, very high re-injury rates
- 95% is often mentioned
- Injured drivers say that you never really recover
- 100% recoveries are truly rare and unusual
- usually, it's a lifetime handicapping event