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.

 

 

Inside Science Buzzwords:

  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.