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Falls on the Same Level

Occupational ladder fall injuries - United States, 2011
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: April 2014 / 63(16):341-346

Twenty years of workers' compensation costs due to falls from height among union carpenters, Washington State
American Journal of Industrial Medicine: April 2014 /:[Epub ahead of print]

Slip, trip, and fall injuries among nursing care facility workers
Workplace Health & Safety: April 2013 / 61(4):147-152

Personal fall arrest system anchors in residential construction
Wood Design Focus: March 2013 / 23(1):20-27

Fatal falls from roofs among U.S. construction workers
Journal of Safety Research: February 2013 / 44(Special Issue):17-24

Non-fatal occupational falls on the same level
Ergonomics: February 2013 / 56(2):153-165

Functional levels of floor surface roughness for the prevention of slips and falls: clean-and-dry and soapsuds-covered wet surfaces
Applied Ergonomics: January 2013 / 44(1):58-64

Causes, sources and costs of falls in a helicopter manufacturing plant
Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Fall Prevention and Protection May 19-20, 2010, Morgantown, WV. Morgantown, WV: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, May 2010 / :35

Effect of boot weight on gait characteristics of men and women firefighters negotiating obstacles
Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Fall Prevention and Protection May 19-20, 2010, Morgantown, WV. Morgantown, WV: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, May 2010 / :34

Focus on: risk management. Don’t let costly slip and fall injuries trip you up
Chain Store Aget: March 2010 / 86(3):40,42-43 

Age-related joint moment characteristics during normal gait and successful reactive-recovery from unexpected slip perturbations
Gait Posture: October 2009 / 30(3):276-28

The effects of obesity and standing time on postural sway during prolonged quiet standing
Ergonomics: August 2009 / 52(8):977-986

Effects of foot placement on postural stability of construction workers on stilts
Applied Ergonomics: July 2009 / 40(4):781-789

Biomechanics of trailing leg response to slipping - evidence of interlimb and intralimb coordination
Gait & Posture: June 2009 / 29(4):565-570

Analysis of musculoskeletal loadings in lower limbs during stilts walking in occupational activity
Annals of Biomedical Engineering: June 2009 / 37(6):1177-1189 

Effects of external loads on balance control during upright stance: experimental results and model-based predictions
Gait Posture: January 2009 / 29(1):23-30

Evaluation of a comprehensive slip, trip and fall prevention programme for hospital employees
Ergonomics: 2008 / 51(12):1906-1925

Impact of joint torques on heel acceleration at heel contact, a contributor to slips and falls
Ergonomics: December 2008 / 51(12):1799-1813 

Slip, trip and fall injuries in potato, sugar beet and open field vegetable production in Finland
Ergonomics: December 2008 / 51(12):1944-1959 

Multidisciplinary research to prevent slip, trip, and fall (STF) incidents among hospital workers
Contemporary Ergonomics 2008: Proceedings of the International Conference on Contemporary Ergonomics (CE2008), 1-3 April 2008, Nottingham, UK. Bust BD, ed., London: Taylor & Francis: April 2008 / :693-698

 

 
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