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Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Biomechanics researchers are using a special slip simulator to reduce worker injuries associated with tripping and falling.

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 15:45

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  1. Inner Ear - Of the three sections of the ear, the inner ear is the portion that is involved with both hearing and balance.
  2. Biomechanics - The study of the forces both inside and outside the body and the effects of these forces on the body.

 

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Virginia Tech: Safety Regimen Decreases Injuries

Thurmon E Lockhart, associate professor, Virginia Tech

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