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Truck Drivers and Vibration-Damping Seats: An Evaluation of Technology Choices

This research is looking at back injuries among drivers in the trucking industry, due to whole-body vibration. The research will compare several seat technologies that will potentially aid in the prevention of these back injuries

Principal Applicant: Hugh Davies
Co-applicant: Rick Viventi (Arrow Transportation)
Funding Awarded: $50,000* (Innovation)

*In partnership with Nova Scotia

Competition Year: 2013 File type: PDF (288 KB) Asset type: Research Research: RS2013-IG05