Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls
Biomechanics researchers are using a special slip simulator to study ways to reduce worker injures associated with tripping and falling.
- Virginia Tech: Safety Regimen Decreases Injuries
- Thurmon E Lockhart, associate professor, Virginia Tech
Inside Science Buzzwords:
- Inner Ear - Of the three sections of the ear, the inner ear is the portion that is involved with both hearing and balance.
- Biomechanics - The study of the forces both inside and outside the body and the effects of these forces on the body.