Aegis is an exoskeleton that assists logging workers with their tasks and protects them from falling objects such as trees and limbs
Looking for the causes of injuries/deaths of logging workers was critical. Researching on the ways how the logging workers get injured, interviewing logging workers for their personal story and collecting the resources to find the needs and opportunities.
According to statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the logging industry had 110.9 injuries and 78 deaths in 2014.
Logging workers are 30 times more likely to die than the average American worker.