Applied hand-rung forces after a ladder perturbation

Last updated 27th Jun 2017
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A pinboard by Erika Pliner

Graduate Research Assistant , University of Pittsburgh


The hand-rung force required to recover with a ladder after a ladder climbing misstep

Falls are a leading cause of accidental deaths worldwide. The majority of fatal fall injuries are to lower levels (i.e. fall from a ladder), compared to falls that occur at the same level (i.e. fal...