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7/1/2011 - Reports of InvestigationsThis document consists of a series of demonstrations designed to complement training on ergonomic principles.
11/28/2023 - Research projectsA project to evaluate exoskeletons in real-life scenarios to determine their efficacy to reduce physical demands in the mining environment and their potential to reduce the risk of overexertion injuries.
The Effects of Scaling Height and Scaling Bar Design on Applied Forces and Bilateral Muscle Activity of the Back and Shoulders10/1/2006 - Conference papersHand scaling is a physically demanding job responsible for overexertion injuries in mining. This experiment studied rib scaling from an elevated bucket to examine force generation capabilities and electromyographic responses to a prying subtask.