/ Modified dec 4, 2020 9:17 a.m.

Episode 260: Wearable technology that can help reduce workplace injury

How engineering technology can reduce the chances for injury in the workplace.

AZSCI 260 Wearable Technology UA student Melanie Grudinschi wears sensors to monitor her body movements.UA student Melanie
Smart Life in Motion (SLIM) Lab, UA Systems and Industrial Engineering

Arizona Science

Wearable Technology that can help reduce workplace injury

Episode 260: University of Arizona systems and engineering professor Sol Lim

Government statistics showed almost 3 million workers suffered injuries or illness on the job last year. University of Arizona systems and engineering professor Sol Lim is developing wearable technology that can help people avoid injury and increase productivity in the workplace.

Sol Lim spoke with Leslie Tolbert, Ph. D Regents professor emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

Arizona Science
Catch Arizona Science each Friday during Science Friday on NPR 89.1. You can subscribe to our podcast on iTunes. See more from Arizona Science.
By posting comments, you agree to our
AZPM encourages comments, but comments that contain profanity, unrelated information, threats, libel, defamatory statements, obscenities, pornography or that violate the law are not allowed. Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed. Comments in violation of this policy will be removed. Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site.

By submitting your comments, you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution.
Arizona Public Media is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
The University of Arizona