March 19, 2020

Bone Crusher

The Force Calculator measures the amount of force a falling object will generate when it strikes your body . This is a great tool to use when teaching personal protective equipment courses to illustrate how steel toe boots and hard hats save your butt. So, how much force does a 12lb object falling 4 feet generate when it lands on your foot? Find out below:

Weight of OBJECT in pounds

Free Fall Distance in inches

Stopping Distance or cushion such as 1.5 inches in hard hat