Man Vs. Machine

Steiner, Christopher
December 2007
Forbes Asia;12/24/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 22, p65
This article focuses on the partnership between Honda Motor and the Ohio State University's (OSU) Center of Occupational Health in Automotive Manufacturing aimed at conducting research to apply biomechanical technology to lessen work-induced injuries on employees. Honda's partnership with OSU is the latest in a safety push by manufacturers anxious over liability claims and rising health care costs. Honda North America has cut accidents that resulted in lost time by 70% in the past five years.


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