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Abstract

Unintentional injuries of young children at home are preventable. The causes often relate to a range of factors that interact with inadequacies in design. Two examples of court cases involving an entrapment injuries are reviewed.

Keywords

Ergonomics for children unintentional injuries in children forensics product liability asphyxiation injuries toddlers ergonomic design nursery product safety residential elevators LULA low volume elevators human factors expert witness cases 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rani Lueder
    • 1
  1. 1.Humanics Ergonomics Inc.AustinUSA

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