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Fraunhofer’s Soft Robotic Wearable System Protects Workers from Back Injury

A common complaint among workers in factories, construction sites and several other fields is back pain. While back injuries affect more than 1 million workers, it costs the nation billions of dollars each year, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Related Hyundai Motor Deploys Industrial Exoskeletons in its North American Plants Researchers at […]
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ErgoJack, a Soft Robotic Upper-Body Orthosis Aimed at Reducing Workplace Injuries

The excruciating pain from back injuries can be long-lasting. Back problems are common among workers working at factories, construction sites, and farms. According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, the back injuries of more than 1 million workers account for nearly 20% of all injuries and illnesses in the workplace. Workplace injury costs billions […]