Research Using Virtual Reality: Mobile Machinery Safety in the 21st Century

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Dickey, James; Eger, Tammy; Frayne, Ryan; Delgado, Giselle; Ji, Xiaoxu;

Whole-body vibration is a significant health risk for between 4% and 7% of the work force in North America. In addition, many factors compound the health risks of heavy machinery operators. For example, twisted trunk and neck postures stiffen the spine and increase the ... View more
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