• This study aimed to compare the protective effects of helmets on bicycle-related injuries in elderly individuals compared with those in younger adults. (bmj.com)
  • Conclusion The protective effects of helmets on bicycle-related injuries are greater for elderly individuals, thus reducing TBI incidence. (bmj.com)
  • Head injuries prevented by helmets are often skull fractures and other severe injuries. (reuters.com)
  • Protective helmets are commonly worn by military and law enforcement personnel to protect the head and face from various types of injuries, including ballistic and impact injuries. (google.com)
  • It is estimated that many thousands of people develop epilepsy each year after head injuries sustained in automobile accidents. (infobarrel.com)
  • Four of the deaths resulted from injuries to the head, one from chest injuries, one from neck injuries. (deseretnews.com)
  • An American Academy of Pediatricians warning and the refusal of insurance companies to provide coverage for these devices resulted in the elimination of trampolines from school gymnastic and cheerleading programs and a drastic decline in injuries. (deseretnews.com)
  • Ice hockey eye injuries declined when facial protective devices were made mandatory. (deseretnews.com)
  • 1 , 2 Several safety devices are available, but none has been proven to prevent surfing injuries. (aafp.org)
  • Surfing helmets may prevent head injuries. (aafp.org)
  • It is important, however, for us to consider what we can do to make it as safe as possible, particularly around head injuries. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • Recent studies have shown that closely repeated minor head injuries can be more dangerous to long-term brain health and development than more significant, but infrequent, injuries. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • It is also used by emergency personnel for those who have had traumatic head or neck injuries, and can be used to treat chronic medical conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • In high-risk motorsports such as Motocross, go-kart racing and speed-boat racing, racers often wear a protective collar to avoid whiplash and other neck injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The aim of this study was to describe, using video analysis, the mechanisms of head injuries and of incidents with a high risk of head injury in elite football. (bmj.com)
  • Video recordings of incidents where a player appeared to be hit in the head and the match was consequently interrupted by the referee were analysed and cross referenced with reports of acute time loss injuries from the team medical staff. (bmj.com)
  • Of the 297 acute injuries reported, 17 (6%) were head injuries, which corresponds to an incidence of 1.7 per 1000 player hours (concussion incidence 0.5 per 1000 player hours). (bmj.com)
  • This study suggests that video analysis provides detailed information about the mechanisms for head injuries in football. (bmj.com)
  • So, in the end, even if you do sustain neck injuries, the head injuries will probably be more serious. (ebaumsworld.com)
  • There has been a lot of confusion between statistics that show that helmets reduce head injuries and helmet laws which are designed to force everyone on a bike to wear a helmet. (ibiketo.ca)
  • While helmets arguably reduce head injuries (although even here there is some contra-evidence), the fallout of helmet laws have been unclear at best and negative at worst. (ibiketo.ca)
  • Dennis' study focused on rates of hospitalization across Canadian provinces and compared provinces that implemented helmet laws to those that didn't with their relative hospitalization rates for head injuries. (ibiketo.ca)
  • One problem they found in their review of deaths due to head injuries was that the rate of helmet wearing for young cyclists was much lower than for adults even though helmets are mandatory for under 18 cyclists! (ibiketo.ca)
  • Emerging research on the long-term impact of concussions on athletes has allowed public recognition of the potentially devastating effects of these and other mild head injuries. (degruyter.com)
  • The present invention relates to an optical head and an optical head device, and more particularly to an optical head which is suited to be used for high-density recording/reading/erasing of information to or from an optical recording medium and an optical head device using this optical head. (google.ca)
  • The present invention relates generally to protective helmets, and more specifically to protective helmets configured to incorporate electronic devices and components. (google.com)
  • The present invention relates to a syringe safety device which is provided with a telescopic head. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The present invention relates to an air tank-mounted portable air supply device having a monitoring function. (sumobrain.com)
  • The present invention relates to a micro-injecting device and a method of manufacturing the same. (google.de)
  • A head cooling device for mounting over a person's head, generally within a headgear or a safety helmet. (google.es)
  • This study compared changes in neurocognitive performance and symptom reports following an acute bout of soccer heading among athletes with and without protective soccer headgear. (nih.gov)
  • These findings suggest that protective soccer headgear likely does not mitigate the subtle neurocognitive effects of acute soccer heading. (nih.gov)
  • Naunheim et al 13 showed in a recent experimental study that headgear has little ability to reduce impact when heading, but they suggest that headbands may play a role in attenuating the impact for more forceful blows at the highest speeds. (bmj.com)
  • A connection device for connecting a headgear and a mask and a system for supplying a flow of gas to a patient that incorporates such a connection device. (google.co.uk)
  • The connection device allows independent rotation of each of two independently disconnecting headgear connectors. (google.co.uk)
  • 2 The use of helmets during traffic accidents has been shown to reduce the risk of head injury by 72% and the risk of death by 29%, but only approximately 60% of motorcycle drivers in the US consistently wear helmets. (bmj.com)
  • Electronic devices such as night vision goggles, helmet-mounted display units, camera systems, sensors and other components are being used more and more with today's advanced protective helmets. (google.com)
  • Machine guards, welding helmets (arc welding only), or other engineering devices must be used where these hazards exist. (scribd.com)
  • MSA's core products include self-contained breathing apparatus, fixed gas and flame detection systems, portable gas detection instruments, industrial head protection products, firefighter helmets and protective apparel, and fall protection devices. (prnewswire.com)
  • This invention relates to surgical face masks and hoods and, more particularly, to surgical face masks and hoods combined to form a head covering for members of the sterile team and others entering a sterile environment. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • It is the primary aim of this invention to provide head coverings for containment of bacteria to limit the passage of bacteria from persons present in a sterile environment. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • This invention relates to a vehicle having a pivoted head rest and a pivoted seat back that follows a human head and torso forward during the accident of the vehicle, but prevent backwards motion. (google.es)
  • The present invention seeks to provide a safety device which avoids any risk of injury or pricking with the needle of a syringe that has already been used to inject a substance. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • By means of the device of the invention, once the substance has been injected, the return member causes the syringe body to rise into the sheath into the safe position, thereby causing the syringe needle to be retracted into the sheath. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • In the invention, when the telescopic head is in the extended position, it is securely fastened to the sheath by mutual thrust between the two oppositely-directed axial bearing surfaces of the sheath on the two oppositely-directed axial bearing surfaces of the head, in combination with mutual thrust between the two oppositely-directed lateral bearing surfaces of the sheath on the two oppositely-directed lateral bearings surfaces of the head. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The invention relates to a device and a method for the identification of fluorescing follicles that can be follicular impactions and/or microcomedones (clinically non-evident acne lesions), and/or comedones (clinically evident acne lesions) and/or bacteria on the face or other skin surface area. (google.com)
  • This is partly to save weight, and partly because even if the helmet can protect against such a round, the energy delivered by the round's impact will snap the wearer's head back at high velocity, causing severe or fatal injury (typically, damage to or severing of the cervical spine, brain concussion, and/or muscle trauma). (patents.com)
  • Integrated helmet systems provide convenient and modular use of electronic devices with a protective helmet. (google.com)
  • Innovations in helmet design, custom mouth guards, neck strengthening and changes in tackling technique (such as "heads up" or "rugby tackling") have yielded disappointing results when studied critically. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • These are all lame excuses for not using saftey devices such as seatbelts in cars or a helmet and protective gear while riding a motorcycle. (ebaumsworld.com)
  • Yeah, it's true, the helmet adds weight to your head and increases it's momentum in a crash but I reject it as a reason to not wear a helmet and here's why: When you crash and your body is rolling and flopping down the road your head isn't moving far enough in any direction to cause serious injury but it is moving far enough to slam repeatedly into the pavement. (ebaumsworld.com)
  • Today we learned that U of T researcher Jessica Dennis found helmet laws do nothing to reduce rates of hospitalization for head injury. (ibiketo.ca)
  • These forces cannot be addressed by the helmet as it moves the head after impact. (jjhill.org)
  • A. Kato Collar is the first and only safety device outside of a helmet to reduce forces causing concussion as well as preventing the burner/stinger neck injury. (jjhill.org)
  • 1. A Cowl, consisting of a flexible and hollow container the interior of which is divided into baffles filled with shear-thickening fluid, that covers the user from the top of the head/helmet area down to the user's upper back, and is attached to a user's helmet and to the rear plate of the user's body armor. (patents.com)
  • 0001] When a soldier sticks his head out of cover, his helmet protects him from shrapnel and small-arms fire. (patents.com)
  • Armoring of the helmet (typically with Kevlar, Twaron and/or Dyneema) prevents such projectiles from penetrating the helmet and wounding the soldier in the head. (patents.com)
  • The Windflap protective mask has 3 real layers of protection made from 3 different fabrics. (kukuxumusu.com)
  • 1. To cover (the face, for example) with a decorative or protective mask. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Surgical face masks and hoods combined to form complete head coverings have been proposed as a means for preventing contamination of hospital sterile environment by containment of bacteria exhaled by the wearer and bacteria carried by the wearer's head, particularly on the hair. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • To some extent the head coverings of the prior art do limit the passage of bacteria into the environment but, as should be clear, these materials which have large pores and are not bacteria filter materials, as such, permit the passage of bacteria from the wearer's head into the material. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • There exists a need to better understand the biomechanical forces associated with head impacts in American football. (nih.gov)
  • We also sought to identify whether or not any associations existed between high-magnitude impacts and location of head impacts. (nih.gov)
  • Linear accelerations of all head impacts sustained over the course of the 2005 and 2006 National Collegiate Athletic Association football seasons were collected. (nih.gov)
  • Football players consistently sustained head impacts between 21 and 23 g. (nih.gov)
  • There was an association between position and high-magnitude impacts, as well as between high-magnitude impacts and location of head impact, with the likelihood of impacts to the top of the head much higher than those to the front, back, left, and right sides. (nih.gov)
  • The protective variant rs7173049 at LOXL1 locus impacts on retinoic acid signaling pathway in pseudoexfoliation syndrome. (bioportfolio.com)
  • In a recent review, Kirkendall et al 1 state that to date it appears that heading is not likely to be a significant factor, but that the reported deficits are more likely to be the result of accidental head impacts that occur during the course of the matches. (bmj.com)
  • It is a protective device that protects the head against some impacts. (ibiketo.ca)
  • The flooring is bored at its periphery, for enabling water droplets from the melting ice cubes to escape one at a time from the pocket, freely through the spacing gap and toward and against the person's head scalp. (google.es)
  • 5. A head cooling device as defined in claim 4, further including a semi-rigid head band, integrally joining the outer ends of said resilient bands and sized to fit around the person's head. (google.es)
  • A cervical collar, also known as a neck brace, is a medical device used to support a person's neck. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sniper rifles can strike a person's head from over a mile away with accuracy. (historynewsnetwork.org)
  • Spaces must be less than 3.5 inches, or more than 9 inches, to avoid a child's head getting stuck. (rochester.edu)
  • For kids younger than 5 years old, choose a vest with a strap between the legs and head support - the collar will keep the child's head up and face out of the water. (kidshealth.org)
  • Tummy time helps to strengthen your child's upper body and minimizes flattening on the back of the head. (parenttrust.org)
  • WAC 296-155-200, General requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE), indicates a need for using such equipment to reduce the hazards to the employees. (wa.gov)
  • To protect these younger kids Ali recommends "removing tripping hazards, such as area rugs, improving lighting, avoiding hard surface playgrounds, using home safety devices, such as stair gates and stairway handrails. (reuters.com)
  • They will not protect against severe impact hazards such as, but not limited to, fragmenting grinding wheels or abrasive discs, explosive devices, molten metal or injurious rays from arc welding. (scribd.com)
  • PPE means any device or appliance designed to be worn or held by an individual for protection against one or more health and safety hazards. (hsa.ie)
  • Protective shields and barriers. (wa.gov)
  • The findings of a project designed to demonstrate that a head protective device could be developed for the American worker which would provide greater head protection than is presently available are presented. (cdc.gov)
  • For additional related requirements see WAC 296-155-205 , Head protection. (wa.gov)
  • 1910.135 - Head protection. (complianceonline.com)
  • Did not require workers to wear required personal protective equipment , including head and face protection. (osha.gov)
  • This includes minimum protection level for chemical cartridge respirators with particulate filters and the individual components of each such device with reference to breathing resistance test classifications. (cdc.gov)
  • MUNICH, Germany -- Raycap, a global manufacturer of electrical protection solutions today announced it has added a new product to its line of award-winning Strikesorb Surge Protective Devices (SPD). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The key technology in the RRH Product Suite is Raycap's flagship product, the Strikesorb Surge Protective Device (SPD), has been engineered and tested for use specifically in DC power protection applications. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The president's immediate protection is provided by the Presidential Protective Detail (PPD) otherwise known as "the brotherhood. (historynewsnetwork.org)
  • Inflatable vests and arm devices such as water wings are not effective protection against drowning. (kidshealth.org)
  • UV sunglasses, hats, and protective clothing also can help provide sun protection. (kidshealth.org)
  • A transparent device designed to cover a patient's head and upper body and incorporates one or more ports through which the HCP's hands are passed to perform medical procedures, and provides an extra layer of barrier protection in addition to PPE. (fda.gov)
  • The smartphone is the actual VR device, these goggles just give you a stage to experience the magic. (redferret.net)
  • They're made from soft foam so they mold to anyone's unique head shape and also act as a protective case if the goggles somehow fall. (redferret.net)
  • a) You are not required to pay for nonspecialty safety-toe protective footwear (including steel-toe shoes or steel-toe boots) and nonspecialty prescription safety eyewear, provided that the employer permits such items to be worn off the job site. (wa.gov)
  • A figure of a head worn by actors in Greek and Roman drama to identify a character or trait and to amplify the voice. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • With respect to the frequency of spinal protective device use by athletes in competition, responses were distributed throughout the six potential responses (never, rarely, sometimes, often, most of the time, and all of the time) (Table 8). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A. I have been a certified athletic trainer for over 35 years providing health care for student athletes, the majority of those years as the head athletic trainer and all but 4 years at the College/University level. (jjhill.org)
  • All the advice I received said to seek out a license and manufacturing agreement with a company that already created protective gear for athletes. (jjhill.org)
  • He also was wearing a protective device around his chest. (latimes.com)
  • All these can be used with additional chest and head extension pieces to increase stability. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cervical collars are incorporated into rigid braces that constrain the head and chest together. (wikipedia.org)
  • Performance evaluation began with laboratory testing and was later expanded to include actual field testing by volunteers in high head injury risk industrial environments. (cdc.gov)
  • a) You must use personal protective equipment (PPE) wherever physical contact, absorption, or inhalation of a hazard could cause any injury or impairment to the function of any part of the body. (wa.gov)
  • and during adulthood as a result of head injury, brain tumor, or blood circulation problems. (infobarrel.com)
  • A common injury criterion is the head impact criterion (HIC). (wikipedia.org)
  • Studies show that these devices add little in the way of injury prevention. (rochester.edu)
  • Sports injury prevention through the science of protective equipment has been a long-standing interest of the lab. (brown.edu)
  • Football is an inherently dangerous collision sport with a risk of head injury that is more than twice that of other contact sports, such as soccer or lacrosse. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • While we don't publicly know the details of Blake Foley's injury, early reports are consistent with second- impact syndrome, a devastating brain injury that occurs when an athlete suffers a second blow to the head before an initial injury is fully healed. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • Whenever people have a traumatic head or neck injury, they may have a cervical fracture. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most frequent injury mechanism was elbow to head contact, followed by head to head contact in heading duels. (bmj.com)
  • In the majority of the elbow to head incidents, the elbow was used actively at or above shoulder level, and stricter rule enforcement or even changes in the laws of the game concerning elbow use should perhaps be considered, in order to reduce the risk of head injury. (bmj.com)
  • 1 Based on a series of cross sectional studies 2- 5 on active and older retired Norwegian football players, using neurological examinations, neuropsychological tests, computer tomography (CT) scans, and electroencephalography (EEG) examinations, Tysvær et al 5 postulated in 1991 that heading the ball could lead to chronic brain injury such as that seen in boxers. (bmj.com)
  • First, when you hit your head on a hard surface, it doesn't have to be moving very fast to cause serious injury. (ebaumsworld.com)
  • Despite these decreases, the segmented regression analysis found no "meaningful changes" on hospitalization for head injury. (ibiketo.ca)
  • Optimizing brain temperature management using a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) spacesuit spinoff head-neck cooling technology before and/or after mTBI in contact sports may represent a sensible, practical, and effective method to potentially enhance recover and minimize post-injury deficits. (degruyter.com)
  • 1] Langlois J.A., Rutland-Brown W., Wald M.M., The epidemiology and impact of traumatic brain injury: a brief overview, J. Head Trauma Rehabil. (degruyter.com)
  • The ongoing concerns of head injury due to impact continue to plague the sport. (jjhill.org)
  • The device includes a sheath and a body. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • A combination for locking the telescopic head in the extended position may be constituted by a combination of two oppositely-directed axial bearing surfaces bearing against two oppositely-directed axial bearing surfaces of the sheath, and two oppositely-directed lateral bearing surfaces which bear against two oppositely-directed lateral bearing surfaces of the sheath. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Because the sheath's telescopic head, when in the extended position, covers the portion of the syringe body that projects beyond the rear end of the sheath, the syringe is held in the sheath and cannot escape therefrom via its rear end. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The catheter's rotating cutting head is designed to reside safely within an outer protective sheath when not in use. (google.com.au)
  • The outer protective sheath. (google.com.au)
  • The outer protective sheath contains one or more helical grooves or slots, and the cutting head contains protruding blades or projections that fit into these helical grooves or slots. (google.com.au)
  • Application of torque to an inner catheter or wire attached to the cutting head applies spin to the cutting head, and the force of the sheath's helical grooves or slots against the cutting head's protruding blades or projections advances the cutting head outward from the protective sheath. (google.com.au)
  • 2. The catheter of claim 1 , in which the one or more helical slot extends proximally along a side portion of the protective sheath. (google.com.au)
  • This led to the consideration of additional protective devices such as airbags. (wikipedia.org)
  • Airbags were considered a viable solution to reducing the incidents of head strikes in the cockpit, and were incorporated in Army helicopters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leashes seem to reduce the number of accidents caused by loose boards hitting other surfers, 1 and they ensure that surfers will have access to a flotation device if they are injured seriously. (aafp.org)
  • Invest in proper-fitting, Coast Guard-approved flotation devices (life vests) and have kids wear them whenever near water. (kidshealth.org)
  • Some SCBA systems incorporate electronic heads-up displays that indicate the status of the gear, while others are working towards incorporating radios and other communication systems into the SCBA. (nist.gov)
  • 3 Protective eyewear designed specifically for surfers may protect against ultraviolet rays and orbital trauma. (aafp.org)
  • A person may also need a cervical collar, or may require a halo fixation device to support the neck during recovery after surgery such as cervical spinal fusion. (wikipedia.org)
  • The purpose of this study was to investigate whether or not differences in head accelerations existed between different player positions and different event types in collegiate football. (nih.gov)
  • Conducting laboratory evaluations of head accelerations associated with various stick checks experienced in girl's lacrosse. (brown.edu)
  • Medical exposure from X-rays and nuclear medicine is the largest man-made source of radiation exposure, representing a mean effective dose of 1.0-3.0 mSv per head per year [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Results showed that the total exposure on the outside left side of the head was slightly higher than exposure to the outside center, and exposure to these locations was significantly higher than the outside right location. (acc.org)
  • Protective measures from radiation exposure include distance, shielding and time, which are mostly operator dependent. (acc.org)
  • The first, and most extensively used, device for measuring head impact biomechanics and exposure in helmeted team sports. (brown.edu)
  • These work with your smartphone, most newer devices are compatible with this headset. (redferret.net)
  • 1910.137 - Electrical protective devices. (complianceonline.com)
  • A flexible printed circuit board is used as a power bus to deliver electrical power from a battery pack to various electronic devices. (google.com)
  • When coordinating a new system into an existing electrical system, the protective device study ensures that the two systems are coordinated. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • These prior head coverings have been made of cloth or disposable, light weight, nonwoven or cellulosic materials. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Safety device for a syringe is constituted by a body, a needle carrier, a piston, and a piston plunger. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Don't be lulled into a false sense of security by a net or other safety device. (rochester.edu)
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 , Part 2 Chapter 3 covers Use of Personal Protective Equipment at work. (hsa.ie)
  • European Communities (Personal Protective Equipment ) Regulations 1993 provide that PPE may not be placed on the market or brought into service unless it complies with basic health and safety requirements. (hsa.ie)
  • The result is an unobstructed head and face, clear communication, higher comfort, enhanced situational awareness and the ability to add or remove personal protective equipment without breaking communication. (businesswire.com)
  • A protective covering for the face or head. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • An often grotesque representation of a head and face, used for ornamentation. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The head, face, or muzzle of certain animals, such as a fox or a dog. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • General requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE). (wa.gov)
  • For requirements on maintaining specific personal protective equipment (PPE), see the following rules. (wa.gov)
  • d) All personal protective equipment must be of safe design and construction for the work to be performed. (wa.gov)
  • Allowed the use of damaged personal protective equipment. (osha.gov)
  • Personal protective devices are effective. (deseretnews.com)
  • The innovative two-way, personal communication system, ATAC™, fits a miniaturized traditional headset into a device that clips to a user's back teeth. (businesswire.com)
  • Testing included multiple scenarios, with and without personal protective equipment, all with extreme noise and without loss of communication. (businesswire.com)
  • It is not a MD (Medical Device) or an PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). (kukuxumusu.com)
  • Always wear proper personal protective devices where blood is present to avoid the dangers associated with blood borne pathogens. (estrellamountain.edu)
  • The fundamental principle is that personal protective equipment (PPE) should only be used as a last resort. (hsa.ie)
  • Ensure any PPE you buy is 'CE' marked and complies with the requirements of the European Communities (Personal Protective Equipment) Regulations 1993 which require PPE to have the appropriate CE mark. (hsa.ie)
  • Animals should never be left standing for a prolonged period in a restraint device and must be stunned immediately after being secured. (fao.org)
  • Head Halter. (hugendubel.de)
  • Distraction Proofing with a Head Halter. (hugendubel.de)
  • Phasing Out the Head Halter. (hugendubel.de)
  • Restraining tame cattle outside the stunning box by securing the head in a halter and then pulling the rope through a metal ring in a concrete floor is effective. (fao.org)
  • Protective eyewear was fitted to a headform then impacted and evaluated. (bmj.com)
  • Protective eyewear that complied with sports protective eyewear standard ASTM F803 prevented contact of the ball to the eye. (bmj.com)
  • Nine models of eyewear, advertised for sports use, were placed on a Canadian Standards Association headform that corresponded to the head size of an adult woman and a 13 year old young man. (bmj.com)
  • Two of the models passed the ASTM F803 sports protective eyewear standard for racquetball, squash, and women's lacrosse, three models passed ASTM F803 6 for racquetball and squash, four models failed ASTM F803 but passed the US industrial protective eyewear standard ANSI Z87. (bmj.com)
  • Israel ministry of defense is examining a new BC membrane protective garment of BLAUER company constructed with GORE CHEMPAK fabric for the border guard of the police forces. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The material has a high purity level, and the first layer can provide the protective layer needed. (innovations-report.com)
  • These data will provide scientific evidence to assist governing bodies, rule making bodies, coaches and parents in making informed decisions on all issues related to protective head gear in the sport of girl's lacrosse. (brown.edu)
  • Therefore, selective head-neck cooling may represent an ideal strategy to provide therapeutic benefits to the brain. (degruyter.com)
  • Devices that provide thermal imaging, temperature, heat flux, fire fighter body statistics, location information, and other situational awareness tools are available or in development. (nist.gov)
  • The medical devices include a hollow inner tube body having at least two circumferential grooves on the outside thereof, and a slightly larger diameter hollow shield which. (google.com)
  • The medical devices include a hollow inner tube body having at least two circumferential grooves on the outside thereof, and a slightly larger diameter hollow shield which is slidable relative to the inner tube. (google.com)
  • Examples include the Sterno-Occipital Mandibular Immobilization Device (SOMI), Lerman Minerva and Yale types. (wikipedia.org)
  • Designs range from simple foam collars to complex composite devices. (wikipedia.org)
  • A slotted shield for a surgical tack, including a body adapted to engage a tack head. (google.ca)
  • The upper segment of the femur is bored to receive the sleeve member and also to receive an elongated shaft having a screw portion, which shaft is embedded within the femoral head by means of the surgical screw portion. (google.com.au)
  • Except as provided in (a) through (e) of this subsection, the protective equipment, including PPE, used to comply with this chapter must be provided by the employer at no cost to employees. (wa.gov)
  • Place protective padding on any exposed equipment and check the equipment often to make sure it's in good working order. (rochester.edu)
  • Special care should be taken where persons suffer from certain medical conditions, e.g. certain types of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) may not be suitable for employees with asthma, bronchitis or heart disease. (hsa.ie)
  • As technology advances, fire fighting equipment is moving towards incorporating better materials and new tools and devices into the protective equipment. (nist.gov)
  • This project will focus on the thermal performance of fire fighter equipment in high temperature environments for three groups of fire fighter equipment: (1) self contained breathing apparatus, (2) fire fighter electronic equipment including portable radios, and (3) fire fighter protective clothing. (nist.gov)
  • Be aware of secondary explosive devices. (scribd.com)
  • Neurocognitive performance and symptom reports were assessed before and after the acute bout of heading. (nih.gov)
  • An optical head which has a prism with an incident section, an internal reflective surface and an emergent surface, and an optical head device which employs the optical head. (google.ca)
  • This device is particularly adapted for the fixation of fractured bone segments in a femur. (google.com.au)
  • For example, a 1976 rule change prohibiting "head butting" in football led to a decline in deaths. (deseretnews.com)
  • Ballistic is an innovator of high quality protective device cases and has intellectual property associated with its innovative designs," added Kleinman. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The thermal performance of these devices must be understood, and test methods must be developed to measure the performance of the gear in high temperature environments. (nist.gov)
  • Improved shielded medical devices which minimize accidental needlesticks of the skin by an exposed contaminated needle are provided. (google.com)
  • A first circumferential protrusion which is located at the rearward end of the shield yieldingly engages the rearward groove during use of the medical device and thereby permits normal use of an exposed needle. (google.com)
  • They range from fuel cell membranes to silicon wafer coating to a slew of medical devices. (padtinc.com)
  • The development of medical devices is difficult. (padtinc.com)
  • That is why PADT has a team in our Engineering Services department that is focused on one thing: Medical Device Development. (padtinc.com)
  • DiA has invented an image processing technology for medical imaging based on pattern recognition devices and machine learning algorithms for point of care analysis. (nocamels.com)
  • The pattern recognition devices and machine learning algorithms can improve the monitoring of patient conditions and offer physicians powerful tools to support their medical decisions. (nocamels.com)
  • One-way analyses of variance and chi tests of association assessed positional, event type, and location of head impact differences. (nih.gov)
  • A U-shaped air bag, the head rest, and seat back prevent whip-lash and also side-impact-whip-lash by immobilizing. (google.es)
  • Inventors and developers, in association with Rick Greenwald PhD and Simbex , of the Head Impact Telemetry (HIT) System. (brown.edu)
  • The rigid Cowl transmits the energy from the high-velocity rifle round's impact around and past the user's head and into an attached rear plate in the user's body armor. (patents.com)
  • We'll discuss the impact that PaaS in particular, and Cloud Computing in general, is having on the web application landscape, as well as how new device form factors and browser technologies are driving application requirements and user acceptance. (brighttalk.com)
  • According to one embodiment, a wireless power receiving apparatus supplies power to an electric device, and includes: a wireless power receiving unit configured to surround the electric device so as to define an accommodation space for a. (sumobrain.com)
  • In another embodiment, the channels of both heads of the anchoring members are provided with screw threads. (google.com.au)