Christopher S Pan
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Assessment of fall-arrest systems for scissor lift operators: computer modeling and manikin drop testingChristopher S Pan
Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
Hum Factors 54:358-72. 2012....
- Aerial lift fall injuries: a surveillance and evaluation approach for targeting prevention activitiesChristopher S Pan
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, United States
J Safety Res 38:617-25. 2007..Work on aerial lift platforms exposes workers to fall hazards. The objective of this study was to identify the most common injury scenarios and determine current research gaps for addressing fall incidents associated with aerial lifts...
- Effects of foot placement on postural stability of construction workers on stiltsChristopher S Pan
Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Rd, MS G800, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
Appl Ergon 40:781-9. 2009..This study also found that construction workers using the stilts could perceive the likely postural instability due to the change in foot placements...
- Estimation of the kinetic energy dissipation in fall-arrest system and manikin during fall impactJohn Z Wu
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA
Ergonomics 54:367-79. 2011..In the current study, we propose an approach to quantify the kinetic energy dissipated in the energy absorbing lanyard and in the harness/body system during fall impact...
- Fall arrest characteristics of a scissor liftJames R Harris
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
J Safety Res 41:213-20. 2010..Members of standards committees have requested that NIOSH conduct research to determine the effects of safety-control practices related to using fall-protection systems for scissor lifts...
- Analysis of musculoskeletal loadings in lower limbs during stilts walking in occupational activityJohn Z Wu
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
Ann Biomed Eng 37:1177-89. 2009..79 times for the stilts walking compared to that for the normal walking. The proposed model would be useful for the engineers in their efforts to improve the stilts design to reduce musculoskeletal loadings and fall risk...
- Finite element simulations of the head-brain responses to the top impacts of a construction helmet: Effects of the neck and body massJohn Z Wu
1 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Morgantown, WV, USA
Proc Inst Mech Eng H 231:58-68. 2017..The proposed modeling approach would provide a tool to improve the helmet design on a biomechanical basis...
- Kinematics and kinetics of gait on stilts: identification of risk factors associated with construction stilt useSharon S Chiou
Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
Ergonomics 51:1814-29. 2008..Prior to this study, there has been little substantive research to evaluate the stresses and potential injuries associated with stilts...